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migrant

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Definition a person (or animal) that moves from one place to another — sometimes seasonally — sometimes for work
  • Her parents were migrant farm workers.
migrant = moving from one place to another  — often seasonally for work
  • The crops won't be picked without migrant workers.
  • migrant = people who move from one place to another — in this case seasonally for work
  • Those camps, the migrant camps, are the worst.
    Pam Munoz Ryan  --  Esperanza Rising
  • migrant = for people who often move their home to a different region for work
  • They were not farm men any more, but migrant men.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • migrant = (people who) move from one place to another
  • A few truck drivers and cowboys had rooms at the LBJ Apartments, but most of the other people who lived there were migrant workers and their families, and we heard them talking through the thin Sheetrock walls.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • migrant = people who often move their home to a different region for work
  • All over London houses and parks and disused lots were being peopled in this way, some said by a million migrants, some said by twice that.
    Moshin Hamid  --  Exit West
  • migrants = people who move from one place to another
  • Rather, these migrants disrupted a broad set of assumptions held by northern whites about how white people appeared, spoke, and behaved ...
    J.D. Vance  --  Hillbilly Elegy
  • migrants = people who move from one place to another
  • Like Max, she had the Slavic features of their Polish mother, who had arrived in Lubeck almost forty years earlier as a migrant worker and found work in Dietrich Blumenthal's jewelry shop, later also winning his heart.
    Mina Baites  --  The Silver Music Box
  • migrant = someone who moves their home to a different region for work
  • We are all migrants through time.
    Moshin Hamid  --  Exit West
  • migrants = people who move from one place to another
  • Sometimes he slips the shoes off his feet and hands them to a migrant.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique's Journey
  • migrant = a person who moves from one geographic region to another
  • Or alternatively the knifing of a native foreman by a migrant or a fight among rival groups of migrants.
    Moshin Hamid  --  Exit West
  • migrants = people who move from one place to another
  • Or alternatively the knifing of a native foreman by a migrant or a fight among rival groups of migrants.
    Moshin Hamid  --  Exit West
  • migrant = a person who move from one place to another
  • We were tossed out of the migrant workers' camp and were told either to go back to work or leave.
    Pam Munoz Ryan  --  Esperanza Rising
  • migrant = for people move from place to place rather than living in one place
  • If they refuse to work, they will lose their cabins in the migrant camps.
    Pam Munoz Ryan  --  Esperanza Rising
  • migrant = for people move from place to place rather than living in one place
  • One time, as evening approached and the work for the day wound down, Saeed went up to his foreman and thanked him for all he was doing for the migrants.
    Moshin Hamid  --  Exit West
  • migrants = people who move from one place to another
  • On Mykonos he had preferred the outskirts of the migrant camps, and he had grown accustomed to a degree of independence from their fellow refugees.
    Moshin Hamid  --  Exit West
  • migrant = describing people who move from one place to another
  • It was expensive to stay nearby, the camps there often having migrants with more money, and Saeed was becoming worried.
    Moshin Hamid  --  Exit West
  • migrants = people who move from one place to another
  • In this, as in so much else, the Scots-Irish migrants resemble their kin back in the holler.
    J.D. Vance  --  Hillbilly Elegy
  • migrants = people who move from another place
  • ...[hired] family and friends of employees who were once migrants themselves.
    J.D. Vance  --  Hillbilly Elegy
  • migrants = people who move from one place to another
  • Its population had changed little since the 1950s, when the flood of migrants on the hillbilly highway slowed to a dribble.
    J.D. Vance  --  Hillbilly Elegy
migrants = people moving from one place to another

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