emigrant emigrant  /ˈɛ mə ɡrənt/


  • (n) someone who leaves one country to settle in another



  1. He too was an emigrant who had left his country for a new and larger allegiance.
  2. So far as my experiences went as an emigrant, I am convinced there is no difficulty in getting a job in Australia.
  3. Patrick, sainted for ridding the isle of its snakes among other feats of faith, was himself an emigrant to Ireland from Roman Britain.



  1. "That's Emigrant Peak. I climbed that one," Paolini says, pointing to a triangular spire.
    on Sep 18, 2008 By: Christopher Paolini Source: Chicago Tribune

  2. "The very coolies," writes Friedrich Engels, "emigrating to foreign countries rise in mutiny, and as if by concert, on board every emigrant ship, and fight for its possession, and, rather than surrender, go down to the bottom with it, or...
    on Jul 19, 2007 By: Friedrich Engels Source: American Muslim

  3. "No emigrant would object to paying an affordable amount for meeting such exigencies," Chandy said.
    on Jan 9, 2006 By: Oommen Chandy Source: Gulf Times

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