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adj. Outside; extraneous; separated; alien; as, a foreign country; a foreign government. Not native or belonging to a certain country; born in or belonging to another country, nation, sovereignty, or locality; as, a foreign language; foreign fruits. Remote; distant; strange; not belonging; not connected; not pertaining or pertinent; not appropriate; not harmonious; not agreeable; not congenial; - with to or from; as, foreign to the purpose; foreign to one's nature. Held at a distance; excluded; exiled. Foreign attachment


 - (Law), a process by which the property of a foreign or absent debtor is attached for the satisfaction of a debt due from him to the plaintiff; an attachment of the goods, effects, or credits of a debtor in the hands of a third person; - called in some States trustee, in others factorizing, and in others garnishee process.


 - Foreign bill, a bill drawn in one country, and payable in another, as distinguished from an inland bill, which is one drawn and payable in the same country. In this latter, as well as in several other points of view, the different States of the United States are foreign to each other. See Exchange, ...

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