An application for a green card.
green card definition by Webster's New World
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☆ a registration card, originally green, granting an alien permission to reside and be employed in the U.S.
green card definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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- A card issued by the US government allowing an alien to work at most jobs in the United States.
- A green-colored card shown to the captain of a women's lacrosse team by a referee, indicating a delay-of-game penalty.
Origin of green cardSense 1, from the green card on which the document was formerly printed.
green card definition by Wiktionary
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green card - Legal Definition
An identification card granted by the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service to legal, permanent residents.