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migrant
used in The Grapes of Wrath

17 uses
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Definition
a person (or animal) that moves from one place to another — sometimes seasonally
  • They were not farm men any more, but migrant men.
    Chapter 17 (42% in)
migrant = (people who) move from one place to another
  • HIGHWAY 661 is the main migrant road.
    Chapter 12 (0% in)
  • THE CARS of the migrant people crawled out of the side roads onto the great cross-country highway, and then took the migrant way to the West.
    Chapter 17 (0% in)
  • THE CARS of the migrant people crawled out of the side roads onto the great cross-country highway, and then took the migrant way to the West.
    Chapter 17 (1% in)
  • But along the highway the cars of the migrant people crawled out like bugs, and the narrow concrete miles stretched ahead.
    Chapter 17 (99% in)
  • And the dispossessed, the migrants, flowed into California, two hundred and fifty thousand, and three hundred thousand.
    Chapter 19 (32% in)
  • THE MOVING, questing people were migrants now.
    Chapter 21 (1% in)
  • They were migrants.
    Chapter 21 (21% in)
  • 1 In the West there was panic when the migrants multiplied on the highways.
    Chapter 21 (26% in)
  • Men who had never wanted anything very much saw the flare of want in the eyes of the migrants.
    Chapter 21 (31% in)
  • And the migrants streamed in on the highways and their hunger was in their eyes, and their need was in their eyes.
    Chapter 21 (57% in)
  • THE MIGRANT PEOPLE, scuttling for work, scrabbling to live, looked always for pleasure, dug for pleasure, manufactured pleasure, and they were hungry for amusement.
    Chapter 23 (0% in)
  • The migrant people looked humbly for pleasure on the roads.
    Chapter 23 (**% in)
  • Now the cars of the guests began to arrive, small farmers and their families, migrants from other camps.
    Chapter 24 (27% in)
  • The guests were moving in through the gateway, families from the farms, migrants from the ditch camps.
    Chapter 24 (60% in)
  • When the first rain started, the migrant people huddled in their tents, saying, It'll soon be over, and asking, How long's it likely to go on?
    Chapter 29 (28% in)
  • The sheriffs swore in new deputies and ordered new rifles; and the comfortable people in tight houses felt pity at first, and then distaste, and finally hatred for the migrant people.
    Chapter 29 (78% in)

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