remigration

noun re·mi·gra·tion \ (ˌ)rē-mī-ˈgrā-shən \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of remigration

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

First Known Use of remigration

1608

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