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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A person who moves from one place to settle in another.

Usage examples (33)
  • My grandmother was an emigrant from Belgium.
  • An emigrant is both trying to escape something and advance towards another thing at the same time.
  • If the German emigrant is slightly superior in the industrial career, in politics he is a cipher by the side of the Irishman.
  • The emigrant has been the theme of song and story. for more
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  • A person might be an "emigrant" (a person who leaves a country in order to settle in another country) from Russia and an "immigrant" (a person who comes to settle in a country) to the United States.
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