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transmigrant

Syllabification: trans·mi·grant
Pronunciation: /transˈmīɡrənt, tranz-
 
/

Definition of transmigrant in English:

noun

rare
A person passing through a country or region in the course of emigrating to another region.
Example sentences
  • Since 1945, Austria has accepted immigrants, refugees, and transmigrants seeking political asylum from Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union.
  • The government provided facilities to the transmigrants.
  • Some 35 families are local resettlers (Irian Jaya families), while the rest are transmigrants from Java.

Origin

early 17th century: from Latin transmigrant- 'migrating across', from the verb transmigrare (see transmigrate).

Words that rhyme with transmigrant

migrant

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