What does the word alien mean?

Usage examples for alien

  1. His mind is evidently too alien to enable him to do more than touch the edges of human communication. – Anything You Can Do ... by Gordon Randall Garrett
  2. Drew's Alien Land bill was by far the most important of the three. – Story of the Session of the California Legislature of 1909 by Franklin Hichborn
  3. 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 by Thomas Davis Commentator: T. W. Rolleston