[ UK /ˈɛmɪɡɹənt/ ]
[ US /ˈɛməɡɹənt/ ]
  1. someone who leaves one country to settle in another
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How To Use emigrant In A Sentence

  • The mortality on board some of the emigrant ships was terrible; and, whatever the cause, the deaths in _British ships_ enormously exceeded those in the ships of any other country. [ The History of the Great Irish Famine of 1847 (3rd ed.) (1902) With Notices of Earlier Irish Famines
  • Early wealth in Barbados was built on remittances sent back by emigrants who went to Panamá to build the canal. Think Progress » Mark Krikorian: ‘Haiti’s So Screwed Up Because It Wasn’t Colonized Long Enough’
  • The express purpose for which it was allocated by the international authorities was to provide full national coverage as well as extending the service to our emigrants and fishermen at sea.
  • Almost 3,000 acres of forest were ablaze just south of Emigrant Gap.
  • If at times the voice of the song is plaintive, that is no more than a reflection of broken homesteads and sweltering emigrant ships. The Irish Mind
  • The enduring mythology of the Highland Clearances in which reluctant emigrants were thrown aboard cattle boats and sent on horrific transatlantic crossings by evil lairds has been shattered in a new study.
  • To the emigrant Irish and to their adoptive countries, the shamrock logo represented all that was best in Irishness.
  • The truth is that the great economic boom provided employment - at home and for emigrants abroad-on a quite unprecedented scale.
  • The influx of a huge number of returning emigrants and migrant workers was the last thing that was needed.
  • The arabs (sometimes called "turcos", since they emigrated from the Ottoman Empire) have pretty well assimilated into the Mexican mainstream, and -- having been generally financially prosperous emigrants -- are prominent in Mexican business and industry. Anti-semitism in Mexico
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