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foreign-born

[fawr-in-bawrn, for-] /ˈfɔr ɪnˈbɔrn, ˈfɒr-/
adjective
1.
born in a country other than that in which one resides.
Origin of foreign-born
1855-1860
An Americanism dating back to 1855-60
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