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Definition of Alien

Alien

  1. Not belonging to the same country, land, or government, or to the citizens or subjects thereof; foreign; as, alien subjects, enemies, property, shores.
  2. Wholly different in nature; foreign; adverse; inconsistent (with); incongruous; -- followed by from or sometimes by to; as, principles alien from our religion.
  3. A foreigner; one owing allegiance, or belonging, to another country; a foreign-born resident of a country in which he does not possess the privileges of a citizen. Hence, a stranger. See Alienage.
  4. One excluded from certain privileges; one alienated or estranged; as, aliens from God's mercies.
  5. To alienate; to estrange; to transfer, as property or ownership.

Alien Quotations

Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

I believe alien life is quite common in the universe, although intelligent life is less so. Some say it has yet to appear on planet Earth.
Stephen Hawking

There may be aliens in our Milky Way galaxy, and there are billions of other galaxies. The probability is almost certain that there is life somewhere in space.
Buzz Aldrin

Stopping illegal immigration would mean that wages would have to rise to a level where Americans would want the jobs currently taken by illegal aliens.
Thomas Sowell

I said that if an alien came to visit, I'd be embarrassed to tell them that we fight wars to pull fossil fuels out of the ground to run our transportation. They'd be like, 'What?'
Neil deGrasse Tyson
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Alien Translations

alien in Afrikaans is teenoorgesteld, vreemd
alien in Danish is fremmed, udenlandsk, modsat
alien in Dutch is ijselijk, afschuwelijk
alien in Finnish is vieras
alien in French is hideux
alien in German is fremd, fremder
alien in Latin is alienus
alien in Norwegian is fremmed
alien in Portuguese is estrangeiro
alien in Spanish is extranjero
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