Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Removal from one country or region to another for the purpose of residence, as from Europe to America, or from one section of the United States to another.
  • noun A body of emigrants: as, the Irish emigration.
  • noun A going beyond or out of the accustomed place.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of emigrating; removal from one country or state to another, for the purpose of residence, as from Europe to America, or, in America, from the Atlantic States to the Western.
  • noun A body emigrants; emigrants collectively.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of emigrating; movement of a person or persons out of a country or national region, for the purpose of permanent relocation of residence.
  • noun A body of emigrants; emigrants collectively; as, the German emigration.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun migration from a place (especially migration from your native country in order to settle in another)

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Late Latin stem of emigratio

Examples

  • The provisional IPS estimate of long-term emigration from the UK in the year to June 2009 is 371,000, similar to the 363,000 in the year to June 2008.

    Crime And Immigration In Britain SHOCK! « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • The other two factos are both related to immigration ... emigration from the Middle East, especially Lebanese and Palestinians.

    Anti-semitism in Mexico

  • The other two factos are both related to immigration ... emigration from the Middle East, especially Lebanese and Palestinians.

    Anti-semitism in Mexico

  • The other two factos are both related to immigration ... emigration from the Middle East, especially Lebanese and Palestinians.

    Anti-semitism in Mexico

  • The other two factos are both related to immigration ... emigration from the Middle East, especially Lebanese and Palestinians.

    Anti-semitism in Mexico

  • The other two factos are both related to immigration ... emigration from the Middle East, especially Lebanese and Palestinians.

    Anti-semitism in Mexico

  • They insist that the division of benefits and burders that results from a regime of individual employment contracts on a free market under conditions of free trade and free migration, both immigration and emigration, is legitimate.

    Matthew Yglesias » Yes, Health Insurance Saves Lives

  • The other two factos are both related to immigration ... emigration from the Middle East, especially Lebanese and Palestinians.

    Anti-semitism in Mexico

  • In the 19th Century, white Northerners were highly averse to black emigration from the South.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Bruce Bartlett’s Attack on Libertarianism

  • The other two factos are both related to immigration ... emigration from the Middle East, especially Lebanese and Palestinians.

    Anti-semitism in Mexico

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