emigration
n. [L. emigrare, to move out]
Moving from one permanent nesting area to another.

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  • Emigration — Em i*gra tion, n. [L. emigratio: cf. F. [ e]migration.] 1. 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • emigration — 1640s, from L.L. emigrationem (nom. emigratio) removal from a place, noun of action from pp. stem of L. emigrare move away, depart from a place, from ex out (see EX (Cf. ex )) + migrare to move (see MIGRATION (Cf. migration)) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • emigration — [em΄i grā′shən] n. [LL emigratio] 1. the act of emigrating 2. emigrants collectively …   English World dictionary

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  • Emigration — Emigrant redirects here. For the band, see Emigrate (band). For the butterflies, see Catopsilia. The Last of England by Ford Madox Brown, depicting emigrants leaving England Emigration is the act of leaving one s country or region to settle in… …   Wikipedia

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