What does immigrant mean?

Definitions for immigrant
ˈɪm ɪ grəntim·mi·grant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. immigrantnoun

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


  1. immigrantnoun

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

  2. immigrantnoun

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

  3. immigrantadjective

    Of or relating to immigrants or the act of immigrating.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Immigrantnoun

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of immigrant in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of immigrant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of immigrant in a Sentence

  1. Juana Martinez-Neal:

    Alma is an immigrant and so is her family. I do feel it is in some ways an immigration story, but I think the most important part about the book is we don't center the book on the fact that she's an immigrant. We just center the book on the fact that she has a story and she can share it.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    As I mentioned to you earlier, my father was born in Poland. Like Obama, I am the son of an immigrant father. Nobody has ever asked me for my birth certificate. Maybe it's because of the color of my skin being different than Obama's.

  3. President Barack Obama on Thursday:

    There has always been a strain of anti-immigrant sentiment in America, it's the job of leaders not to play into that sentiment.

  4. Donald Trump:

    This is 140-year-old legal structure, we're dealing with the most recent iteration of it, but this is not new. This was -- the same question might have been asked when my Italian immigrants were coming, immigrant ancestors were coming in and all through that 140 years. So we're -- we're not doing anything new here, we're simply making effective what Congress had already put on the books. So there's no reason for any particular group to feel like this is targeting them. This will apply across the world.

  5. Jim Steinle:

    It's unbelievable to see so many innocent Americans that have been killed by undocumented immigrant felons in recent years.

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    very close or connected in space or time
    • A. appellative
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    • C. contiguous
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