emigration

noun
em·​i·​gra·​tion | \ ˌe-mə-ˈgrā-shən How to pronounce emigration (audio) \
plural emigrations

Definition of emigration

: an act or instance of emigrating : departure from a place of abode, natural home, or country for life or residence elsewhere Further Chinese emigration to Taiwan was to be carefully limited.— Jonathan D. Spence

First Known Use of emigration

1614, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of emigration was in 1614

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“Emigration.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/emigration. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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emigration

noun
em·​i·​gra·​tion | \ ˌe-mə-ˈgrā-shən \

Kids Definition of emigration

: the act of leaving one region or country to live in another

emigration

noun
em·​i·​gra·​tion | \ ˌem-ə-ˈgrā-shən How to pronounce emigration (audio) \

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