remigration

noun

re·​mi·​gra·​tion (ˌ)rē-mī-ˈgrā-shən How to pronounce remigration (audio)
plural remigrations
: the act of migrating again
especially : the act of returning to one's original or previous home after a migration
One study of pre-1930 immigration showed that Jews and Irish were most likely to stay (a remigration rate of less than one in eight) … Mark Jacob and Stephan Benzkofer

Word History

First Known Use

1608, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of remigration was in 1608

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Cite this Entry

“Remigration.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/remigration. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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