Simple Definition of 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
Origin of green card
from the fact that it was formerly colored green
First Known Use: 1969
Rhymes with green card
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