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migratory

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

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

Full Definition of MIGRATORY

1
:  of, relating to, or characterized by migration
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Examples of MIGRATORY

  1. <most of the apple crop is picked by migratory workers>
  2. <migratory birds heading south for the winter>

First Known Use of MIGRATORY

1708
MIGRATORY Defined for Kids

migratory

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

Definition of MIGRATORY for Kids

1
:  moving from one place to another <migratory workers> <migratory birds>
2
:  of or relating to migration <a bird's migratory route>

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