Examples of migratory in a Sentence
most of the apple crop is picked by migratory workers
migratory birds heading south for the winter
Recent Examples of migratory from the Web
A fish ladder helps migratory fish pass from the tidal river over an 18th-century dam and into the pond.
Without the aquifers, migratory fish and birds could not survive in their current numbers.
Northern Virginia Bird Club walk Join club members for informal walks through Long Branch and Glencarlyn Parks in search of migratory birds.
Another kind of visitor also appeared: foreign tourists, seeking the peace of rural life or a glimpse of rare migratory lake birds.
A top virologist urged the United States, on a shrinking list of places still untouched by the disease, to watch out for sick poultry and people, rather than migratory birds.
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First Known Use of migratory
MIGRATORY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of migratory for English Language Learners
: moving from one place to another at different times of the year : migrating regularly
MIGRATORY Defined for Kids
Definition of migratory for Students
1 : moving from one place to another migratory workers migratory birds
2 : of or relating to migration a bird's migratory route
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