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Meaning of MIGRATION

Pronunciation:  mI'greyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the movement of persons from one country or locality to another
  2. [n]  the periodic passage of groups of animals (especially birds or fishes) from one region to another for feeding or breeding
  3. [n]  (chemistry) the nonrandom movement of an atom or radical from one place to another within a molecule
  4. [n]  a group of people migrating together (especially in some given time period)

MIGRATION is a 9 letter word that starts with M.


 See Also: emigration, event, expatriation, gold rush, immigration, in-migration, motion, move, movement, out-migration, people, periodic event, recurrent event



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mi*gra"tion\, n. [L. migratio: cf. F. migration.]
The act of migrating.

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