Emigration


Emigration
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. [1913 Webster]

2. A body emigrants; emigrants collectively; as, the German emigration. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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