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emigration

[em-i-grey-shuh n] /ˌɛm ɪˈgreɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
an act or instance of emigrating.
2.
a body of emigrants; emigrants collectively.
3.
Physiology, diapedesis.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; < Late Latin ēmīgrātiōn- (stem of ēmīgrātiō) removal. See emigrate, -ion
Related forms
emigrational, adjective
nonemigration, noun
reemigration, noun
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Word Origin and History for emigrational
emigration
1649, from L.L. emigrationem (nom. emigratio) "removal from a place," from L. emigrare "move away, depart from a place," from ex- "out" + migrare "to move" (see migration). Emigrant first recorded 1754.
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emigrational in Medicine

emigration em·i·gra·tion (ěm'ĭ-grā'shən)
n.
The passage of white blood cells through the walls of small blood vessels.

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