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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The action or process of immigrating.
  • noun The place where authorities check the documents of people entering a country.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of immigrating; the act or process of passing or removing into a country for the purpose of permanent residence.

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

  • noun The act of immigrating; the passing or coming into a country for the purpose of permanent residence.

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

  • noun The act of immigrating; the passing or coming into a country for the purpose of permanent residence.

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

  • noun migration into a place (especially migration to a country of which you are not a native in order to settle there)
  • noun the body of immigrants arriving during a specified interval

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