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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  2.  A  body  emigrants;  emigrants  collectively;  as  the  German 
  emigration. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  emigration 
  n  :  migration  into  a  place  [syn:  {out-migration}] 




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