- Emigration Em`i*gra"tion, n. [L. emigratio: cf. F.
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
2. A body emigrants; emigrants collectively; as, the German emigration. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.