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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of emigrate.


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  • The arabs (sometimes called "turcos", since they emigrated from the Ottoman Empire) have pretty well assimilated into the Mexican mainstream, and -- having been generally financially prosperous emigrants -- are prominent in Mexican business and industry.

    Anti-semitism in Mexico

  • Surely O'Donnell isn't a sorceress who emigrated from the Black Forest of Germany 3,000 years ago, or else why wouldn't she just cast a spell so everyone forgets the entire scandal?

    'SNL' Does The Best Parody Of Christine O'Donnell's 'Not A Witch' Ad Yet (VIDEO)

  • The difficulties which have continually occurred respecting the blacks and people of color, who have for several years past emigrated from the French West-Indies into the United States, have engaged the attention of this and the preceding Conventions.

    The Journal of Negro History, Volume 6, 1921

  • Several of the name emigrated to America and founded families in Pennsylvania, the Valley of Virginia and Tennessee.

    Virginia and Virginians

  • Alexander and Lyudmila, emigrated from the Ukrainian city of Odessa to Brooklyn

  • With all the Jew hatrad in the UK, it seems you won't be happy until all Jews have emigrated, which is is starting to happen.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • It cannot be deemed wonderful if many of them were disappointed, especially such as emigrated with sanguine expectations.

    An Historical Account of the Rise and Progress of the Colonies of South Carolina and Georgia, Volume 1

  • It used to be said of world music fans who had "emigrated" from rock, folk, and soul music that they went looking for the new in the far away.


  • In 1948, he joined the Gordon Highlanders for his national service, and five years later "emigrated" to Scotland to work in forestry.


  • “I assure you, sir,” continued the old man, “that you come here in a very critical moment; and singularly enough there is a perplexity, a difficulty, that has endured for as long a time as when your ancestors emigrated, that is still rampant within the bowels, as I may say, of the family.

    Sketches and Studies


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