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green card n
[from the fact that it was formerly colored green]
: an identity card attesting the permanent resident status of an alien in the U.S.
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.