Definitions for immigrantˈɪm ɪ grənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

im•mi•grantˈɪm ɪ grənt(n.)

  1. a person who migrates to another country, usu. for permanent residence.

  2. an organism found in a new habitat.

  3. (adj.)of or pertaining to immigrants and immigration:

    a department for immigrant affairs.

Origin of immigrant:

1780–90, Amer.; < L

Princeton's WordNet

  1. immigrant(noun)

    a person who comes to a country where they were not born in order to settle there

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. immigrant(noun)ˈɪm ɪ grənt

    sb who living in a country that is not their own

    illegal immigrants; immigrant workers


  1. immigrant(Noun)

    A person who comes to a country from another country in order to permanently settle in the new country.

  2. immigrant(Noun)

    A plant or animal that establishes itself in an area where it previously did not exist.

  3. immigrant(Adjective)

    Of or relating to immigrants or the act of immigrating.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Immigrant(noun)

    one who immigrates; one who comes to a country for the purpose of permanent residence; -- correlative of emigrant

Translations for immigrant

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(a person) who has come into a foreign country to live there permanently, not as a tourist or visitor

The eastern part of the city is inhabited by immigrants; the immigrant population.

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