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English Dictionary: foreigner by the DICT Development Group
3 results for foreigner
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
    Synonym(s): foreigner, alien, noncitizen, outlander
    Antonym(s): citizen
  2. someone who is excluded from or is not a member of a group
    Synonym(s): foreigner, outsider
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Foreigner \For"eign*er\, n.
      A person belonging to or owning allegiance to a foreign
      country; one not native in the country or jurisdiction under
      consideration, or not naturalized there; an alien; a
               Joy is such a foreigner, So mere a stranger to my
               thoughts.                                                --Denham.
               Nor could the majesty of the English crown appear in a
               greater luster, either to foreigners or subjects.

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary [easton]:
      a Gentile. Such as resided among the Hebrews were required by
      the law to be treated with kindness (Ex. 22:21; 23:9; Lev.
      19:33, 34; 23:22; Deut. 14:28; 16:10, 11; 24:19). They enjoyed
      in many things equal rights with the native-born residents (Ex.
      12:49; Lev. 24:22; Num. 15:15; 35:15), but were not allowed to
      do anything which was an abomination according to the Jewish law
      (Ex. 20:10; Lev. 17:15,16; 18:26; 20:2; 24:16, etc.).
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