emigrant








noun

  1. a person who emigrates, as from his or her native country or region: They welcomed the emigrants from Italy.

adjective

  1. emigrating.

noun

    1. a person who leaves one place or country, esp a native country, to settle in anotherCompare immigrant
    2. (as modifier)an emigrant worker
n.

1754, from Latin emigrantem (nominative emigrans), present participle of emigrare (see emigration).

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