emigrant


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emigrant

expatriate; one who emigrates
Not to be confused with:
immigrant – person who comes to a country of which he is not a citizen; a migrant

em·i·grant

 (ĕm′ĭ-grənt)
n.
One that emigrates.
adj.
Of or relating to emigrants or the act of emigrating.

emigrant

(ˈɛmɪɡrənt)
n
(Sociology)
a. a person who leaves one place or country, esp a native country, to settle in another. Compare immigrant
b. (as modifier): an emigrant worker.

em•i•grant

(ˈɛm ɪ grənt)

n.
1. a person who emigrates from a native country or region.
adj.
2. having left one country to settle in another.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.emigrant - someone who leaves one country to settle in anotheremigrant - someone who leaves one country to settle in another
migrant, migrator - traveler who moves from one region or country to another

emigrant

noun
One who emigrates:
Translations
مُهاجِر
emigrantudvandrer
kivándorló
útflytjandi
emigrantský

emigrant

[ˈemɪgrənt]
A. ADJemigrante
B. Nemigrante mf

emigrant

[ˈɛmɪgrənt] némigrant(e) m/f

emigrant

nAuswanderer m, → Auswanderin f; (esp for political reasons) → Emigrant(in) m(f)
adj attrAuswanderer-, Emigranten-; emigrant countryAuswandererland nt

emigrant

[ˈɛmɪgrnt] nemigrante m/f

emigrate

(ˈemigreit) verb
to leave one's country and settle in another. Many doctors have emigrated from Britain to America.
ˈemigrant noun, adjective
(a person) emigrating or having emigrated. The numbers of emigrants are increasing; emigrant doctors.
ˌemiˈgration noun
References in classic literature ?
"The crime for which I am imprisoned, Monsieur heretofore the Marquis, and for which I shall be summoned before the tribunal, and shall lose my life (without your so generous help), is, they tell me, treason against the majesty of the people, in that I have acted against them for an emigrant. It is in vain I represent that I have acted for them, and not against, according to your commands.
A poor emigrant from Central Europe bound to America and washed ashore here in a storm.
Then I understood this was an emigrant ship bound for the American colonies.
We shall find five hundred adventurers like ourselves when we join the emigrant ship, for whom their native land has no occupation and no home.
But it is a common name in Nantucket, they say, and I suppose this Peter here is an emigrant from there.
Aye, I remember, so it was; I was thinking of that other stupid book, written by that woman they make such a fuss about, she who married the French emigrant."
The public reading of one of her devoirs achieved the revelation of her talents to all and sundry; I remember the subject--it was an emigrant's letter to his friends at home.
These are the times, when in his whale-boat the rover softly feels a certain filial, confident, land-like feeling towards the sea; that he regards it as so much flowery earth; and the distant ship revealing only the tops of her masts, seems struggling forward, not though high rolling waves, but through the tall grass of a rolling prairie: as when the western emigrants' horses only show their erected ears, while their hidden bodies widely wade through the amazing verdure.
The family, as emigrants, being objects of some interest in and about Hungerford, attracted so many beholders, that we were glad to take refuge in their room.
As coal is said to abound in all that region, and wells are generally successful, the enterprise of the emigrants is gradually prevailing against these difficulties.
Their immediate posterity, the generation next to the early emigrants, wore the blackest shade of Puritanism, and so darkened the national visage with it, that all the subsequent years have not sufficed to clear it up.
Passing one of these boats at night, and seeing the great body of fire, exposed as I have just described, that rages and roars beneath the frail pile of painted wood: the machinery, not warded off or guarded in any way, but doing its work in the midst of the crowd of idlers and emigrants and children, who throng the lower deck: under the management, too, of reckless men whose acquaintance with its mysteries may have been of six months' standing: one feels directly that the wonder is, not that there should be so many fatal accidents, but that any journey should be safely made.