What does migration mean?

Definitions for migration
maɪˈgreɪ ʃənmi·gra·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. migrationnoun

    the movement of persons from one country or locality to another

  2. migrationnoun

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

  3. migrationnoun

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

  4. migrationnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. migrationnoun

    moving a place to live to another place for a while

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

  2. migrationnoun

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

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

  3. migrationnoun

    changing a platform from an environment to another one

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Migrationnoun

    the act of migrating

    Etymology: [L. migratio: cf. F. migration.]

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  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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of migration in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of migration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of migration in a Sentence

  1. Donald Tusk:

    Irregular migration was and is one of the principle reasons of this crisis of confidence in Europe.

  2. State John Kerry:

    NATO can play a maritime role in terms of assisting operation Sophia in order to prevent illegal migration, illegal human trafficking from taking place, there was a unanimous sense in the discussions we had today that NATO could help.

  3. Johannes Kamp:

    This is a real bottleneck because on the migration routes... most of these birds have to pass China.

  4. Alfonso Daniels of the ODI:

    Illegal fishing a is difficult issue to tackle, financially and politically, but if it is addressed, this will create jobs, boost revenues and incentivise young people to stay in the region, which will reduce mass migration and youth unemployment.

  5. Viktor Orban:

    The migration crisis will determine the future of our political family, we are in a deep trouble. The migration crisis is able to destabilize governments, countries and the European continent.

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    property that provides tax income for local governments
    • A. aspiration
    • B. perusal
    • C. rateables
    • D. deterioration

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