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migratory

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adjective mi·gra·to·ry \ˈmī-grə-ˌtȯr-ē\

Simple Definition of migratory

  • : moving from one place to another at different times of the year : migrating regularly

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of migratory

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or characterized by migration

  2. 2 :  wandering, roving


MIGRATORY Defined for Kids

migratory

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adjective mi·gra·to·ry \ˈmī-grə-ˌtȯr-ē\

Definition of migratory for Students

  1. 1 :  moving from one place to another <migratory workers> <migratory birds>

  2. 2 :  of or relating to migration <a bird's migratory route>





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