migration

noun mi·gra·tion \ mī-ˈgrā-shən \

Definition of migration

:the act, process, or an instance of migrating
  • watched the migration of the birds overhead

migrational

play \-shnəl, -shə-nᵊl\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of migration

French or Latin; French, from Latin migration-, migratio, from migratus (past participle of migrare to migrate) + -ion-, -io -ion — more at migrate


MIGRATION Defined for Kids

migration

noun mi·gra·tion \ mī-ˈgrā-shən \

Definition of migration for Students

:the act or an instance of moving from one place to another often on a regular basis the spring migration of birds

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migration

noun mi·gra·tion \ mī-ˈgrā-shən \

medical Definition of migration

:the act, process, or an instance of migrating
  • migration of larval nematodes to the lungs

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