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Meaning of IMMIGRATION

Pronunciation:  `imu'greyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  migration into a place (especially migration to a country of which you are not a native in order to settle there)
  2. [n]  the body of immigrants arriving during a specified interval; "the increased immigration strengthened the colony"
 

IMMIGRATION is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: in-migration
 
 See Also: body, migration

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Im"mi*gra"tion\, n. [Cf. F. immigration.]
The act of immigrating; the passing or coming into a country
for the purpose of permanent residence.

      The immigrations of the Arabians into Europe. --T.
                                               Warton.

 
Legal Dictionary
 
 Definition: The entry of foreign persons into a country to live permanently.
 

 

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