Definitions for immigrationˌɪm ɪˈgreɪ ʃən

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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"


  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.]


  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

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