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emigrant

noun em·i·grant \ ˈe-mi-grənt \
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of emigrant

1 :one who emigrates
2 :a migrant plant or animal

Examples of emigrant in a Sentence

  1. Millions of European emigrants came to America in the 19th century.

  2. a city teeming with emigrants from many lands

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First Known Use of emigrant

1735


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emigrant

adjective

Definition of emigrant

:departing or having departed from a country to settle elsewhere

First Known Use of emigrant

1773


EMIGRANT Defined for English Language Learners

emigrant

noun

Definition of emigrant for English Language Learners

  • : a person who leaves a country or region to live in another one : a person who emigrates


EMIGRANT Defined for Kids

emigrant

noun em·i·grant \ ˈe-mi-grənt \

Definition of emigrant for Students

:a person who leaves one country or region to live in another


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