Part of speech: adjective

Of another country; foreign.

Part of speech: noun

An unnaturalized foreigner; a stranger.

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Usage examples "alien":

  1. That class, now becoming the rulers of Ireland, who have taste for the higher studies, but whose means are small, have only a few scattered works within their reach, and some of them, not content to use these exclusively, are driven to foreign studies and exposed to alien influence. - "Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry", Thomas Davis Commentator: T. W. Rolleston.
  2. His mind is evidently too alien to enable him to do more than touch the edges of human communication. - "Anything You Can Do ...", Gordon Randall Garrett.
  3. Drew's Alien Land bill was by far the most important of the three. - "Story of the Session of the California Legislature of 1909", Franklin Hichborn.