[ US /maɪˈɡɹeɪʃən/ ]
[ UK /ma‍ɪɡɹˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
  1. the periodic passage of groups of animals (especially birds or fishes) from one region to another for feeding or breeding
  2. a group of people migrating together (especially in some given time period)
  3. the movement of persons from one country or locality to another
  4. (chemistry) the nonrandom movement of an atom or radical from one place to another within a molecule
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How To Use migration In A Sentence

  • Someone who really wanted to stop unsanctioned immigration would begin here, by busting the small contractors who employ these workers on a contingent basis.
  • This was later followed by a second book with the title Migrations.
  • A second wave of emigrations of Ashkenazic Jews from Eastern Europe at the end of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries brought larger numbers of Yiddish-speaking, traditional Orthodox Jews into the Seattle community. Weaving Women's Words: Seattle Stories
  • Migration into the cities is putting a strain on already stretched resources.
  • Tourism has also accelerated immigration to Panajachel and furthered a gradual diversification in its social composition.
  • The Australian Alps are also known for the annual migration of Bogong moths (Agrotis infusa) which aestivate in the mountains each summer. Australian Alps montane grasslands
  • But nothing prepared them for life in this squatters' community of Tijuana, a city of three million souls that is known as the Wild West of Mexico's northward immigration.
  • Rivlin said that anti-immigration rhetoric has galvanized immigrant voters, bringing them to the streets in protest and to the polling booth.
  • The economic case for substantial immigration is thin, and there are significant ecological and other arguments against it.
  • But emigration to the United States had made this restriction anachronistic and so the Liberal government altered the law.
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