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immigrant

noun im·mi·grant \ˈi-mə-grənt\

: a person who comes to a country to live there

Full Definition of IMMIGRANT

:  one that immigrates: as
a :  a person who comes to a country to take up permanent residence
b :  a plant or animal that becomes established in an area where it was previously unknown
immigrant adjective
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Examples of IMMIGRANT

  1. Millions of immigrants came to America from Europe in the 19th century.
  2. The city has a large immigrant population.

First Known Use of IMMIGRANT

1789
IMMIGRANT Defined for Kids

immigrant

noun im·mi·grant \ˈi-mi-grənt\

Definition of IMMIGRANT for Kids

:  a person who comes to a country to live there

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