remigration

noun
re·​mi·​gra·​tion | \ (ˌ)rē-mī-ˈgrā-shən How to pronounce remigration (audio) \
plural remigrations

Definition of remigration

: 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

First Known Use of remigration

1608, in the meaning defined above

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“Remigration.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/remigration. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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