He became the first Japanese American to permanently settle in the U.S., and helped to pave the way for other Japanese immigrants.
The new buildings make them feel claustrophobic, permanently in shadow.
Underneath, however, lies the permanently molten lava of Scottish memory and its sense of English repression.
early 15c., from Middle French permanent (14c.) or directly from Latin permanentem (nominative permanens) "remaining," present participle of permanere "endure, hold out, continue, stay to the end," from per- "through" (see per) + manere "stay" (see mansion). As a noun meaning "permanent wave," by 1909. Of clothing, permanent press attested from 1964.