immigrant

Part of speech: noun

Immigration.

Part of speech: noun

One who immigrates; opposed to EMIGRANT.

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Usage examples "immigrant":

  1. Like an immigrant with a tag on his arm, he sat on the train which bore him toward Quebec, his ticket stuck into the band on his hat, dreaming of a transformer that wouldn't- couldn't- melt at only six thousand degrees. - "The Man Who Rocked the Earth", Arthur Train Robert Williams Wood.
  2. Your Irish immigrant at eight and ten shillings a week has as often as not never been inside any other household than her native hovel, and stares in astonishment to find that you don't keep a pig on your drawing- room sofa. - "Town Life in Australia 1883", R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny.
  3. The Immigrant and the Community. - "Problems in American Democracy", Thames Ross Williamson.