What does the word emigrant mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • One who emigrates.

Usage examples for emigrant

  1. One day, said President Lincoln, an emigrant stopped at my store, and asked me to buy a barrel of odds and ends, of little value, for which he had no room in his wagon. – Revisiting the Earth by James Langdon Hill
  2. But his mother died, and the young emigrant withdrew his foot from the deck of the Canadian ship to take his place in the British peerage, to bear an ancient English title and become master of an old English estate, to marry a brilliant woman of English fashionable society, and be thenceforth the ideal of an English country gentleman, that most enviable of mortals, as far as outward circumstance and position can make a man so. – Records of a Girlhood by Frances Ann Kemble