Definition of Migration

1. Noun. The movement of persons from one country or locality to another.

Specialized synonyms: Emigration, Expatriation, Out-migration, Immigration, In-migration, Gold Rush
Generic synonyms: Motion, Move, Movement
Derivative terms: Migrate, Migrational



2. Noun. A group of people migrating together (especially in some given time period).
Generic synonyms: People
Derivative terms: Migrate

3. Noun. (chemistry) the nonrandom movement of an atom or radical from one place to another within a molecule.
Generic synonyms: Event
Category relationships: Chemical Science, Chemistry

4. Noun. The periodic passage of groups of animals (especially birds or fishes) from one region to another for feeding or breeding.
Generic synonyms: Periodic Event, Recurrent Event
Derivative terms: Migrate, Migrational

Definition of Migration

1. n. The act of migrating.

Definition of Migration

1. Noun. moving a place to live to another place for a while ¹

2. Noun. seasonal moving for animals, birds or fishes to breed or find a new home ¹

3. Noun. (computing) changing a platform from an environment to another one ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Migration

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Migration

1. 1. Passing from one part to another, said of certain morbid processes or symptoms. Synonym: diapedesis. 3. Movement of a tooth or teeth out of normal position. 4. Movement of molecules during electrophoresis. Origin: L. Migro, pp. -atus, to move from place to place (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Migration

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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"Cooke's Distribution and migration of North American Warblers.1 — It is with great pleasure that we welcome Professor Cooke's important contribution to our ..."

2. The Negro in Chicago: A Study of Race Relations and a Race Riot by Chicago Commission on Race Relations (1922)
"The migration of 1916-18 cannot be separated completely from the steady, though inconspicuous, exodus from southern to northern states that has been in ..."

3. The Growth of Cities in the Nineteenth Century: A Study in Statistics by Adna Ferrin Weber (1899)
"Within the last quarter of a century, however, internal migration in the United ... Professor Will- cox has shown that interstate migration in the United ..."

4. The Growth of Cities in the Nineteenth Century: A Study in Statistics by Adna Ferrin Weber (1899)
"Within the last quarter of a century, however, internal migration ... Professor Will- cox has shown that interstate migration in the United States reached ..."

5. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1896)
"EXTENSIVE migration IN BIRDS AS A CHECK UPON THE PRODUCTION OF GEOGRAPHICAL VARIETIES. BY THOMAS H. MONTGOMERY, JR. Two problems have of late years received ..."

6. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1896)
"At the New Haven meeting of the National Conference of Charities and Correction, I presented a paper on " Interstate migration. ..."

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