from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who goes out; one who leaves any place, land, office, etc.: opposed to incomer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who goes out or departs.

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  • noun One who goes out or departs.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who leaves one country to settle in another


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