Definition of incomer in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɪnkʌmə/

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A person who has come to live in an area in which they have not grown up, especially in a close-knit rural community: an English incomer to Orkney
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  • But it is these values that are at odds with those of other local residents (regarded as incomers by the miners) who want to see the open-cast collieries in the area closed.
  • The most recent incomers are Eastern Europeans.
  • I was a bit out of the general community, being an incomer to the area.

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