immigrant: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (im'i-grunt), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who migrates to another country, usually for permanent residence.
  2. an organism found in a new habitat.
  1. of or pertaining to immigrants and immigration: a department for immigrant affairs.
  2. immigrating.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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