emigration emigration  /ˌɛ mə ˈɡreɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) migration from a place (especially migration from your native country in order to settle in another)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. He elicited verbal assurances on emigration, though he declined to use figures and pointed out that the Russians had not entered into any formal agreement.
  2. They have known colonization, revolution and emigration.
  3. Jewish emigration from the Soviet Union began in earnest in 1971.

News

  1. Living History: Remembering the last days of the Pinecrest Inn

    Lately I’ve been gleaning fragments of early Emigration Canyon history. You know, the electric railroad that freighted sandstone during Salt Lake City’s turn-of-the-century building boom and the luxurious Pinecrest Inn that offered cool breezes and a warm welcome at the end of the line (see May 12 and 24, 2013, The Salt Lake Tribune , "Living History").
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  2. Portraits of the Irish Leaving Home - documenting the departure of Irish emigrants

    Photographer David Monahan has been powerfully documenting the recent wave of Irish emigration in photographs taken just before their subjects’ departures to different corners of the world.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Irish Central

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Quotes

  1. "We have received a copy of the statement made by Jason Kenny, Canadian Minister for Citizenship and Emigration. He has expressed high regards for India. They have deeply regretted the recent letter drafted by low level officials on routine visa...
    on May 28, 2010 By: SM Krishna Source: The Hindu

  2. "Of course we should recognise that in an advanced, open economy there will be high levels of both emigration and immigration," said Mr Cameron in his speech in central London. "But what matters is the net figure, which I believe is currently...
    on Oct 29, 2007 By: David Cameron Source: Express & Echo

  3. "In Darfur, we see this explosive mixture from the impact of climate change, which prompts emigration by increasingly impoverished people, which then has consequences in war," said Sarkozy. "If we keep going down this path, climate change...
    on Apr 18, 2008 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: AFP

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