Migrate Mi"grate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Migrated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Migrating}.] [L. migratus, p. p. of migrare to migrate, transfer.] [1913 Webster] 1. To remove from one country or region to another, with a view to residence; to change one's place of residence; to remove; as, the Moors who migrated from Africa into Spain; to migrate to the West. [1913 Webster]

2. To pass periodically from one region or climate to another for feeding or breeding; -- said of certain birds, fishes, and quadrupeds. [1913 Webster]

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