Alien Al"ien, n. 1. 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}. [1913 Webster]

2. One excluded from certain privileges; one alienated or estranged; as, aliens from God's mercies. [1913 Webster]

Aliens from the common wealth of Israel. --Ephes. ii. 12. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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