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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who is from a foreign country or place.
  • n. One who is from outside a particular group or community; an outsider.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person from a foreign country.
  • n. A private job run by an employee at a trade factory rather than going through the business.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A person belonging to or owning allegiance to a foreign country; one not native in the country or jurisdiction under consideration, or not naturalized there; an alien; a stranger.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A person born or domiciled in a foreign country, or outside of the country or jurisdiction referred to; an alien.
  • n. One who does not belong to a certain class, association, society, etc.; an outsider.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who is excluded from or is not a member of a group
  • n. a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country

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