Definitions for Migrationmaɪˈgreɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mi•gra•tionmaɪˈgreɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the process or act of migrating.

  2. a migratory movement.

  3. a number or body of persons or animals migrating together.

Origin of migration:

1605–15; < L


Princeton's WordNet

  1. migration(noun)

    the movement of persons from one country or locality to another

  2. migration(noun)

    a group of people migrating together (especially in some given time period)

  3. migration(noun)

    (chemistry) the nonrandom movement of an atom or radical from one place to another within a molecule

  4. migration(noun)

    the periodic passage of groups of animals (especially birds or fishes) from one region to another for feeding or breeding


  1. migration(Noun)

    moving a place to live to another place for a while

  2. migration(Noun)

    seasonal moving for animals, birds or fishes to breed or find a new home

  3. migration(Noun)

    changing a platform from an environment to another one

  4. Origin: From migration and its source, migratio, from the participle stem of migrare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Migration(noun)

    the act of migrating

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Migration' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2563

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Migration' in Nouns Frequency: #2389

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