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immigration

[ im-i-grey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF immigration

Synonyms for immigration

  • exodus
  • migration
  • travel
  • colonization
  • crossing
  • defection
  • departure
  • displacement
  • exile
  • expatriation
  • journey
  • leaving
  • march
  • movement
  • peregrination
  • relocation
  • removal
  • resettlement
  • settling
  • shift
  • transmigration
  • transplanting
  • trek
  • voyage
  • wandering
  • homesteading
  • moving
  • reestablishment
  • uprooting
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Antonyms for immigration

  • entrance
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IMMIGRATION

Our young Manxman is already feeling the English immigration on his character.

A tide of immigration is setting in towards the Southern states.

"It is for the immigration bureau," the purser hastened to explain.

Omaha was the city which invited them and received the bulk of immigration to that State.

But we're all growing older, and Stern's pretty cagey about immigration.

The regulations affecting Chinese immigration are explained at p. 633.

These are the following four: invasion, conquest, colonization and immigration.

Perhaps the immigration from Europe to this country may illustrate this.

There was no restriction to immigration until the Chinese were barred out.

And there was another wave of immigration, you say, after that?

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, from immigrate + -ion. As short for "immigration authorities," from 1966.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR IMMIGRATION

colonization

nounsettlement of area
  • clearing
  • establishment
  • expanding
  • expansion
  • founding
  • immigration
  • migration
  • opening up
  • peopling
  • pioneering
  • populating
  • settlement
  • settling
  • squatting
  • transplanting
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