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Foreign-born   Listen
adjective
foreign-born  adj.  Born in another area or country than that lived in; of persons.
Synonyms: nonnative.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Foreign-born" Quotes from Famous Books



... union of all the elements of the opposition could be secured. The party was constituted of somewhat heterogeneous material; a lingering antagonism remained between former Whigs and Democrats, protectionists and free-traders, foreign-born citizens and Know-Nothings. Only on a single point were all thus far agreed—opposition ...
— Abraham Lincoln, A History, Volume 2 • John George Nicolay and John Hay

... what you're going to say, well enough, yet there are times when mob law is justified. If these men are not destroyed quickly they will live to laugh at our laws and our scheme of justice. We must strike terror into the heart of every foreign-born criminal; we must clean the city with fire, unless we wish to see our institutions become a mockery and our community overridden by a band of cutthroats. The killing of Dan Donnelly is more than a mere murder; it is an attack on ...
— The Net • Rex Beach



Words linked to "Foreign-born" :   foreign, strange, nonnative



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