immigrant

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

im·mi·grant

noun \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

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

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