noun mi·gran·cy \ˈmīgrənsē\

Definition of migrancy



  1. :  the fact, condition, or phenomenon of habitual movement from one place of residence to another; specifically :  habitual migration from one area to another in search of seasonal work the large extent of migrancy is not in doubt — Wilfred Whiteley the social and economic evils of migrancy

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