emigration

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

Definition of emigration

plural emigrations
: 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

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emigration

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

Definition of emigration for Students

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

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emigration

noun em·i·gra·tion \ ˌem-ə-ˈgrā-shən \

medical Definition of emigration



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