emigration

[ em-i-grey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF emigration

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The emigration of the mind before the revolution of the state, my Brothers.

It is not sentiment but material advantages that settle the currents of emigration.

It was owing to his letters home that we had determined on emigration.

The reason for such a desperate move as emigration was all too clear.

In reality they doubtless have mobility sufficient for emigration.

The ports for emigration on a large scale are finally and definitely closed.

Of an emigration from Prague University, and the founding of another at Leipzig.

When there was a wave of emigration to Russia he frantically tried to stop it.

They spread, with emigration and commerce, into all then known countries.

French colonists did not readily adopt the new field for emigration.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, from Late Latin emigrationem (nominative emigratio) "removal from a place," noun of action from past participle stem of Latin emigrare "move away, depart from a place," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + migrare "to move" (see migration).

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