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transmigrant

[trans-mahy-gruh nt, tranz-] /trænsˈmaɪ grənt, trænz-/
noun
1.
a person or thing that transmigrates.
2.
a person passing through a country or place on the way to another place in which he or she intends to settle.
adjective
3.
passing from one place or state to another.
Origin
1665-1675
1665-75; < Latin trānsmigrant- (stem of trānsmigrāns), present participle of trānsmigrāre to depart, migrate. See trans-, migrant
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transmigrant

/trænzˈmaɪɡrənt; ˈtrænzmɪɡrənt/
noun
1.
an emigrant on the way to the country of immigration
adjective
2.
passing through from one place or stage to another
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