GC: n

S: VCDH – https://at.virginia.edu/2FqKBpP (last access: 22 January 2013); UNESCO – https://bit.ly/2VRAShf (last access: 3 September 2014).

N: 1. – emigrant (n.): “one who quits a country or region to settle in another,” 1754, from Latin emigrantem (nominative emigrans), present participle of emigrare “move away” (see emigration). As an adjective in English from 1794.
– immigrant (n.): “one who immigrates,” 1792, in an American context, from French immigrant, from Latin immigrantem (nominative immigrans), present participle of immigrare (see immigrate). Emigrant is older. As an adjective from 1805.
2. A person who leaves a country or region to live in another one : a person who emigrates.

S: 1. OED – https://bit.ly/2CmSeth (last access: 3 September 2014). 2. MW – https://bit.ly/2HbuDS1 (last access: 3 September 2014).


CR: asylee, balsero, boat people, displaced person, emigration, émigré, exiled, exodus, expatriate, forced migration, immigrant, immigration, internally displaced people, irregular migration, migrant, migration, refugee, statelessness, stateless person, wetbacks.