from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. migration out of country or territory; emigration.

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

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


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  • As 30 percent of the land in Detroit became vacant through out-migration and the clearing away of old houses, factories and buildings, people began to “adopt” small plots of land to grow their gardens.

    Why I Garden

  • You would even begin to see substantial out-migration, though its very difficult for Americans to migrate to other countries, though I guess you could always sneak into Mexico.

    Matthew Yglesias » GDP Maximizing Policies

  • Such factors include availability of vacant land for construction, changing household size, composition of age groups, birth and death rates, in - and out-migration of residents, and the annual number of residential building permits.

    2009 March 06 « Beachwood Historical Alliance

  • President Obama certainly does not have a chance to study the flawed methodology of value-added models and why they are causing an out-migration of talent from schools where it is more difficult to raise test scores.

    John Thompson: The Obama Paradox

  • At least in part as a result of black out-migration, well-documented in a series of reports by the Urban Strategies Council, the black population in Oakland has plummeted by 25 percent, and declined even more in the Oakland schools.

    Louis Freedberg: Teachers and the Two Faces of Protest in Oakland

  • A Journal editorial would correctly point out the terrible incentive impacts and the harm that would be done, focusing on out-migration from the state, lower effort by those taxed, and the impact on businesses within the state as spending dropped.

    Strong Opinions Over Wisconsin's Public Union Brawl

  • Before you say they could easily raise taxes, consider: California has been experiencing net out-migration for a few years now, and will be losing seats in the 2010 census.

    Matthew Yglesias » Big Change

  • The out-migration of people from the coastal areas (which have long has the most foreign immigration) is evidence that those immigrants do not improve the quality of life, but more likely do the opposite.

    Barone on the Kling Scenario, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • "There is a significant amount of out-migration because of a loss of job opportunities," says Bachtel.

    Georgia's black population outgrows other minorities in state

  • A lot of places that lost are places that are experiencing simultaneous out-migration, lack of in-migration and aging. ...

    Most major U.S. cities show population declines


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