My uncle Elias emigrated to America when he was a young man and became a planter in Florida, where he was reported to have done very well.
Ordering my cab to wait, I passed down the steps, worn hollow in the centre by the ceaseless tread of drunken feet; and by the light of a flickering oil-lamp above the door I found the latch and made my way into a long, low room, thick and heavy with the brown opium smoke, and terraced with wooden berths, like the forecastle of an emigrant ship.
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Many people had to emigrate during the Nazi period
We have reminded them of the circumstances of our emigration and settlement here.
Thomas Jefferson et al. -- The Declaration of Independence