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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A person who enters a foreign country to live.

Usage examples (37)
  • I was the son of an immigrant. I experienced bigotry, intolerance and prejudice, even as so many of you have. Instead of allowing these thing to embitter me, I took them...
  • It is important of course to note that the term immigrant at that time was racially defined so that While people were not immigrants but were either settlers or foreigners.
  • Eventually, we expect to become citizens of Mexico, so "immigrant" is more appropriate.
  • DOBBS: Illegal aliens and their supporters say they are marching today in support of what they call immigrant rights. 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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