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immigrate
used in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

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Definition
come to live in a new country
  • The child of poor Polish immigrants, she had been ambitious, worked days in a sweatshop and gone to school at night.
    Chapter 18 (46% in)
  • They could not be bulldozed and exploited as could the immigrants and the second-generation Americans.
    Chapter 23 (67% in)
  • Here lived the big-time politicians, the monied brewery families, the well-to-do immigrants who had been able to come over first-class instead of steerage.
    Chapter 25 (26% in)
  • The frightened mother, thinking Sissy was from the immigration department, let her in.
    Chapter 34 (17% in)

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