migration

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noun mi·gra·tion \mī-ˈgrā-shən\

Definition of migration

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

migrational

play \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective

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


First Known Use: circa 1527


MIGRATION Defined for Kids

migration

noun mi·gra·tion \mī-ˈgrā-shən\

Definition of migration for Students

  1. :  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

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noun mi·gra·tion \mī-ˈgrā-shən\

Medical Definition of migration

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


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