verb em·i·grate \ˈe-mə-ˌgrāt\

: to leave a country or region to live elsewhere


Full Definition of EMIGRATE

intransitive verb
:  to leave one's place of residence or country to live elsewhere <emigrated from Canada to the United States>
em·i·gra·tion \ˌe-mə-ˈgrā-shən\ noun

Origin of EMIGRATE

Latin emigratus, past participle of emigrare, from e- + migrare to migrate
First Known Use: 1766

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EMIGRATION Defined for Kids


verb em·i·grate \ˈe-mə-ˌgrāt\

Definition of EMIGRATE for Kids

:  to leave one country or region to live in another <My grandparents emigrated from China.>


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