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  • n. Plural form of emigrant.


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  • The architect whose 1941 vision of Auschwitz as a dormitory town for German emigrants is reborn in the 21st century as the newtown non-place of Cambourne.

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  • The search for Irish women emigrants is doubly confounded by a lack of attention to the pre-famine period. 46 This trend has already been observed in the general historiography, but it is also true of the writings that deal specifically with Irish female emigration.

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  • Much of the information provided by historians about early women emigrants is statistical: a relentless array of sex ratios, average ages, marital categories, fertility rates, and occupational profiles, drawn from aggregate data for a broad range of destination areas and extended time periods.

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  • Still, the search for Irish women emigrants is doubly confounded by gender imbalance and a lack of attention to the pre-famine period.

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  • Long term emigrants had often lost contact with neighbours who could be asked to vote on their behalf.

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  • Far more pressing a problem than a loss of emigrants is the ceaseless tide of would-be immigrants which continues to flow to our shores from Vietnam.

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  • I mentioned the brain drain a little earlier, and it seems to be an appropriate subject to raise in Toronto, the preferred destination of so many emigrants from the Territory.

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  • It is a pity prospecting emigrants from the East are not aware that Nature has placed so cheap and convenient a weather-glass to their hand.

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  • I would like to remind you of a fact which came to my notice within the last three or four days, that in the Colony of Victoria, which is now and has been strongly Protectionist for a number of years, in a period when you have had 600,000 emigrants from the Old Country come into Canada, 'their population has decreased by 6,000.

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  • The other colonies afterwards planted claimed as extensive privileges as had been conceded to their eider sister, and future proprietaries could hope to win emigrants only by bestowing franchises as large as those enjoyed by Virginia; they, therefore, may be justly said to be the founders of liberty in America.

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