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emigrate
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Definition leave a country of residence to move to another country
  • Many people had to emigrate during the Nazi period
emigrate = leave a country of residence to move to another country
  • I told him,—of emigration, and the means of it,—of steamboats, and railroads, and...
    Edward E. Hale  --  The Man Without a Country
  • emigration = the leaving of a country or region to move to another
  • We have reminded them of the circumstances of our emigration and settlement here.
    Thomas Jefferson et al.  --  The Declaration of Independence
  • emigration = leaving a country of residence to move to another country
  • It is on record that three times nearly all the inhabitants have been obliged to emigrate to the south.
    Darwin, Charles  --  The Voyage of the Beagle
  • He wanted me to subscribe to a fund for relieving the poor at the east end of London by assisting them to emigrate.
    Shaw, George Bernard  --  An Unsocial Socialist
  • If we had only had the money to emigrate, he would have married me long since.
    Collins, Wilkie  --  No Name
  • Why don't you emigrate, Denham?
    Woolf, Virginia  --  Night and Day
  • Gitl and Yitzchak had emigrated to Israel, where they lived, close friends, until well into their seventies.
    Jane Yolen  --  The Devils Arithmetic
  • Micawber, I wonder you have never turned your thoughts to emigration.'
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • That Tartuffe has emigrated to England and opened a shop.
    Oscar Wilde  --  The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • 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
  • Then, through a series of misadventures, the family had ended up in China, finally emigrating to Canada in the twentieth century.
    Rick Riordan  --  The House of Hades
  • Eventually your family emigrated to North America and got involved with Camp Jupiter—".
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • A lot of them emigrated, if you canbelieve the news.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid's Tale
  • Truly, a decree for selling the property of emigrants.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • She listened, as if she were an emigrant hearing her homeland's language for a brief while.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • Confiscation of the property of all emigrants and rebels.
    Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels  --  The Communist Manifesto
  • The shooter was a recent emigrant from Greece who had been celebrating a Greek soccer victory when he'd fired his gun at the floor.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Safe Haven
  • In the next act Newman met him in the lobby and asked him if he had reflected upon possible emigration.
    Henry James  --  The American
  • It was a mercy he didn't emigrate.
    Charles Dickens  --  Nicholas Nickleby

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