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Alien (IPA: /ˈeɪɫiən/)


Alien (a.)

Not belonging to the same country, land, or government, or to the citizens or subjects thereof; foreign; as, alien subjects, enemies, property, shores.

Alien (a.)

Wholly different in nature; foreign; adverse; inconsistent (with); incongruous; -- followed by from or sometimes by to; as, principles alien from our religion.

Alien (n.)

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.

Alien (n.)

One excluded from certain privileges; one alienated or estranged; as, aliens from God's mercies.

Alien (v. t.)

To alienate; to estrange; to transfer, as property or ownership.

Alien

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Alien

Protein-coding gene in the species Drosophila melanogaster

Alien

1979 British-American science-fiction horror film by Ridley Scott

Alien

Fictional extraterrestrial species from the Alien film series

Alien

2005 studio album by Strapping Young Lad

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (angrily, in response to being called an alien) Alien American!" - Re-Animated

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [slapping alien breasts] Got milk?" - Duke Nukem

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [telling Mumble about how he got the yellow tag on his leg] I got two words for you, kid: Alien abduction." - Happy Feet

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All men were alien one to another, at times, not only aliens." - Ursula K. Le Guin

Example Sentence (Quote)

" America"”and that means all of us"”opposes apartheid, a malevolent and archaic system totally alien to our ideals." - Apartheid


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