What does immigration mean?

Definitions for immigrationˌɪm ɪˈgreɪ ʃən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word immigration.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. immigration, in-migration(noun)

    migration into a place (especially migration to a country of which you are not a native in order to settle there)

  2. immigration(noun)

    the body of immigrants arriving during a specified interval

    "the increased immigration strengthened the colony"

Wiktionary

  1. immigration(Noun)

    The act of immigrating; the passing or coming into a country for the purpose of permanent residence.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Immigration(noun)

    the act of immigrating; the passing or coming into a country for the purpose of permanent residence

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. immigration.]

Freebase

  1. Immigration

    Immigration is the movement of people into another country or region to which they are not native in order to settle there. Immigration is a result of: including temperature, breeding, economic, political, family re-unification, natural disaster, poverty or the wish to change one's surroundings voluntarily.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'immigration' in Nouns Frequency: #2882

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of immigration in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of immigration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jack Paar:

    Immigration is the sincerest form of flattery.

  2. advice given to Herbert Humphrey by an American Indian from New Mexico:

    Be careful in revising those immigration laws of yours.
    We got careless with ours.

  3. Benjamin Harrison:

    We should not cease to be hospitable to immigration, but we should cease to be careless as to the character of it.

  4. Erica Jong:

    To name oneself is the first act of both the poet and the revolutionary. When we take away the right to an individual name, we symbolically take away the right to be an individual. Immigration officials did this to refugees; husbands routinely do it to wives.

  5. Donald Trump:

    He's very, very weak on immigration and I'm very strong on immigration, ben Carson is very, very weak on immigration. He believes in amnesty strongly. He believes in citizenship. He's going to give citizenship to people who are here illegally -- you can't do that.

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