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Many people had to emigrate during the Nazi period
  leave a country of residence to move to another country
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emigrate emigration emigrated emigrant emigrants emigrating emigrates
Strongly Associated with:   migrate, migrant, immigrate
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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
  • I told him,—of emigration, and the means of it,—of steamboats, and railroads, and...
    Edward E. Hale  --  The Man Without a Country
  • Henri emigrated to Illea last year when he was seventeen.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir

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  • It may have been that they were weak people, ill suited for the rigors of emigration, its humiliations and compromises, its competing demands of self-discipline and adventurousness.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • It is to be carried out by a nonviolent invasion and cultural transformation of that huge slice of America into a Mexamerican border-land, where the dominant culture is Hispanic and Anglos will feel alienated and begin to emigrate.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • Since Aunt Ruth, the midwife, was forced to retire, the black women had to emigrate to the city to deliver their infants.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • Knowing what I now knew about Jamie’s seasickness, I understood his reluctance to consider emigration to America—three months of nausea was a daunting prospect to anyone.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • ") Grisha had been born in Sevastopol, which he claimed to remember ("black water, salt") though his parents had emigrated when he was two.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • My mother, Clara, born in Poland, emigrated to Argentina as a young child.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey

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  • The remaining Jews with money in the neighborhood were emigrating.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • She listened, as if she were an emigrant hearing her homeland’s language for a brief while.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • It’s a tanner who emigrated from Poland in the late nineteenth century.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Gitl and Yitzchak had emigrated to Israel, where they lived, close friends, until well into their seventies.
    Jane Yolen  --  The Devils Arithmetic
  • In this emigration I exceedingly lamented the loss of the fire which I had obtained through accident and knew not how to reproduce it.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • There seems to be a theory of emigration suggested there.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • Truly, a decree for selling the property of emigrants.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • The new emigrants were still tasting it, lost in wonder, when suddenly the car came to a halt, and the door was flung open, and a voice shouted—"Stockyards!"
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • 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.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • They were predestined to emigrate to the tropics, to be miner and acetate silk spinners and steel workers.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • At that time, it was still possible to obtain emigration permits from Palestine.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • It is now nearly two centuries and a quarter since the original Briton, the earliest emigrant of my name, made his appearance in the wild and forest-bordered settlement which has since become a city.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • Their depredations may have been what forced King Palancar to emigrate.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • He would have been pronounced a preceptor in some good family, returned from the emigration.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • We can ignore Gideon; he sold his shares and emigrated to America.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • —Rather ominous in that particular connexion, thought I. But it is a common name in Nantucket, they say, and I suppose this Peter here is an emigrant from there.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • Just a guess, but Hampton struck him as a town that people were more likely to emigrate from, as opposed to immigrate to.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • A lot of them emigrated, if you canbelieve the news.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid’s Tale
  • I know he wants to speak to you about your emigrating.
    Oscar Wilde  --  The Importance of Being Earnest
  • As our charge was wrapped in his cloak, I purposely passed within a boat or two’s length of the floating Custom House, and so out to catch the stream, alongside of two emigrant ships, and under the bows of a large transport with troops on the forecastle looking down at us.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • Micawber, I wonder you have never turned your thoughts to emigration.’
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • Decrees appeared on the walls stating that all families who voluntarily came to the Umschlagplatz to ’emigrate’ would get a loaf of bread and a kilo of jam per person, and such volunteer families would not be separated.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist
  • Summer passed away, and early in the autumn Dr. Flint’s eldest son was sent to Louisiana to examine the country, with a view to emigrating.
    Harriet Jacobs  --  Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • But whether these would-be emigrants didn’t bribe Boarderland’s border officials generously enough, or Redd had anticipated an exodus among the cowards of the population and made an agreement with King Arch, no one was able to leave.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • In this way it came to pass that those scattered linen-weavers—emigrants from the town into the country—were to the last regarded as aliens by their rustic neighbours, and usually contracted the eccentric habits which belong to a state of loneliness.
    George Eliot  --  Silas Marner
  • 1886 The Japanese government lifts its ban on emigration, allowing its citizens for the first time to make permanent moves to other countries.
    Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston  --  Farewell to Manzanar
  • But those first nine expeditions embarked for Tibet from Darjeeling, where many Sherpas had emigrated, and where they had developed a reputation among the resident colonialists for being hardworking, affable, and intelligent.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Three weeks after he arrived he was married, to the daughter of a family of Huguenot stock which had emigrated from Carolina by way of Kentucky.
    William Faulkner  --  Light in August
  • His family emigrated from a rural section of the Dominican Republic to a neighborhood on the edge of Harlem, and Franklin was tapped as a sixth grader into Prep for Prep.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • The following year Vasil emigrated to America and changed his last name to Strank.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • One instance, which had occurred some twenty years before, was a movement among the peasants to emigrate to some unknown "warm rivers."
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Aye, I remember, so it was; I was thinking of that other stupid book, written by that woman they make such a fuss about, she who married the French emigrant.
    Jane Austen  --  Northanger Abbey
  • Razumihin, in his youthful ardour, had firmly resolved to lay the foundations at least of a secure livelihood during the next three or four years, and saving up a certain sum, to emigrate to Siberia, a country rich in every natural resource and in need of workers, active men and capital.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • Then I understood this was an emigrant ship bound for the American colonies.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Kidnapped
  • That the fishing season was bad; that the men were emigrating.
    Virginia Woolf  --  To the Lighthouse
  • That Tartuffe has emigrated to England and opened a shop.
    Oscar Wilde  --  The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • That, or emigrate ….
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • Only, during the respite the absence of his rival afforded him, he reflected, partly on the means of deceiving Mercedes as to the cause of his absence, partly on plans of emigration and abduction, as from time to time he sat sad and motionless on the summit of Cape Pharo, at the spot from whence Marseilles and the Catalans are visible, watching for the apparition of a young and handsome man, who was for him also the messenger of vengeance.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • …was now the only person left in the car, and the Elder, looking him full in the face, reminded him that, two years after the assassination of Joseph Smith, the inspired prophet, Brigham Young, his successor, left Nauvoo for the banks of the Great Salt Lake, where, in the midst of that fertile region, directly on the route of the emigrants who crossed Utah on their way to California, the new colony, thanks to the polygamy practised by the Mormons, had flourished beyond expectations.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • From the other two she would willingly part, if they chose to return to Europe, with the understanding that they must endeavour to send out emigrants of a good class to join us, and form a prosperous colony, adding that she thought the island ought to continue to bear the name of our native country, even if inhabited in future time by colonists from England, as well as from Switzerland.
    Johann Wyss  --  The Swiss Family Robinson
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