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emigrate


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Emigrate  \Em"i*grate\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Emigrated};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Emigrating}.]  [L.  emigratus  p.  p.  of  emigrare  to 
  remove,  emigrate;  e  out  +  migrare  to  migrate.  See  {Migrate}.] 
  To  remove  from  one  country  or  State  to  another,  for  the 
  purpose  of  residence;  to  migrate  from  home. 
 
  Forced  to  emigrate  in  a  body  to  America.  --Macaulay. 
 
  They  [the  Huns]  were  emigrating  from  Tartary  into 
  Europe  in  the  time  of  the  Goths.  --J.  H. 
  Newman. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Emigrate  \Em"i*grate\,  a. 
  Migratory;  roving.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  emigrate 
  v  :  leave  one's  country  of  residence  for  a  new  one  "Many  people 
  had  to  emigrate  during  the  Nazi  period"  [ant:  {immigrate}] 




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