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im·mi·grant

 (ĭm′ĭ-grənt)
n.
1. A person who leaves one country to settle permanently in another.
2. An organism that establishes itself in an area where it previously did not exist.
adj.
Of or relating to immigrants or the act of immigrating.

immigrant

(ˈɪmɪɡrənt)
n
1.
a. a person who comes to a country in order to settle there. Compare emigrant
b. (as modifier): an immigrant community.
2. (Plants) an animal or plant that lives or grows in a region to which it has recently migrated

im•mi•grant

(ˈɪm ɪ grənt)

n.
1. a person who migrates to another country, usu. for permanent residence.
2. an organism found in a new habitat.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to immigrants and immigration: a department for immigrant affairs.
[1780–90, Amer.; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.immigrant - a person who comes to a country where they were not born in order to settle thereimmigrant - a person who comes to a country where they were not born in order to settle there
migrant, migrator - traveler who moves from one region or country to another

immigrant

noun settler, incomer, alien, stranger, outsider, newcomer, migrant, emigrant an illegal immigrant

immigrant

noun
One who emigrates:
Translations
مُهَاجِرٌمُهاجِر
imigrantpřistěhovalec
immigrantindvandrerindvandrer-
maahanmuuttaja
imigrant
bevándorló
innflytjandi
移住者移民
이주자
imigracijaimigrantas
imigrants, ieceļotājs
prisťahovalecký
priseljenec
doseljenicadoseljenik
immigrantinvandrare
ผู้อพยพเข้าประเทศ
người nhập cư

immigrant

[ˈɪmɪgrənt]
A. ADJinmigrante
B. Ninmigrante mf
C. CPD immigrant community Ncomunidad f de inmigrantes
immigrant worker Ntrabajador(a) m/f inmigrante

immigrant

[ˈɪmɪgrənt]
n
(newly arrived)immigrant(e) m/f illegal immigrant
(already established)immigré(e) m/f
modif [group, community] → d'immigrés; [woman, parent, family] → immigré(e) immigrant workerimmigrant worker ntravailleur/euse m/f immigré(e)

immigrant

nEinwanderer m, → Einwanderin f, → Immigrant(in) m(f)
attr the immigrant population/communitydie Einwanderer pl; … has an immigrant population of 50,000… hat einen ausländischen Bevölkerungsanteil von 50.000

immigrant

[ˈɪmɪgrnt] adj & n (newly arrived) → immigrante (m/f); (already established) → immigrato/a

immigrant

(ˈimigrənt) noun, adjective
(a person) who has come into a foreign country to live there permanently, not as a tourist or visitor. The eastern part of the city is inhabited by immigrants; the immigrant population.
ˌimmiˈgration noun
the act of entering a country in order to settle there.

immigrant

مُهَاجِرٌ imigrant immigrant Immigrant μετανάστης inmigrante maahanmuuttaja immigré imigrant immigrato 移住者 이주자 immigrant immigrant imigrant imigrante иммигрант immigrant ผู้อพยพเข้าประเทศ göçmen người nhập cư 侨民

immigrant

n. inmigrante.
References in classic literature ?
Once when he sat down to chat, he told us that in the immigrant car ahead there was a family from `across the water' whose destination was the same as ours.
A few immigrant wagons, diverted from the highways of travel by the fame of the new diggings, halted upon the slopes of Devil's Spur and on the arid flats of the Ford, and disgorged their sallow freight of alkali-poisoned, prematurely-aged women and children and maimed and fever-stricken men.
It came from outside--from the quiet laboratory of a Columbia professor who had arrived in the United States as a young Hungarian immigrant not many years earlier.
It vindicates no right, it aspires to no real good, it brands no crime, it proposes no generous policy; it does not build, nor write, nor cherish the arts, nor foster religion, nor establish schools, nor encourage science, nor emancipate the slave, nor befriend the poor, or the Indian, or the immigrant.
I suppose you've received information, by bush-telegraph, that that third assistant understrapper and ex-sailorman at Tulagi is going to deport me as an undesirable immigrant.
Butler, and by Andrew Carnegie, who, from a poor immigrant boy had arisen to be the book-giver of the world.
It was a wild, primitive countryside in those days; and often I heard my mother pride herself that we were old American stock and not immigrant Irish and Italians like our neighbours.
Hans Nelson, immigrant, Swede by birth and carpenter by occupation, had in him that Teutonic unrest that drives the race ever westward on its great adventure.
When I have met an immigrant tottering under a bundle which contained his all -- looking like an enormous wen which had grown out of the nape of his neck -- I have pitied him, not because that was his all, but because he had all that to carry.
Further, he had none of the awkwardness of the Scandinavian immigrant.
However, he went with the man, who picked up several other newly landed immigrants, Poles, Lithuanians, and Slovaks, and took them all outside, where stood a great four-horse tallyho coach, with fifteen or twenty men already in it.
As to the Indians I cannot doubt that they are more recent immigrants from below.