green card


: a card indicating that a person from a foreign country can live and work in the U.S.

Full Definition of GREEN CARD

:  an identity card attesting the permanent resident status of an alien in the United States
green–carder noun

Origin of GREEN CARD

from the fact that it was formerly colored green
First Known Use: 1969


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