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Definition of "alienage" []

  • The official status of an alien. Also called alienism. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "alienage" in a sentence
  • "Much alienage of the right kind, thank Tsathoggua."
  • "Horror and the unknown or the strange are always closely connected, so that it is hard to create a convincing picture of shattered natural law or cosmic alienage or “outsideness” without laying stress on the emotion of fear."
  • "Only the Federal Government can make an alienage determination."