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emigrate
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
leave a country of residence to move to another country
  • —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.
    Chapters 1-3 — Loomings; The Carpet-Bag; The Spouter-Inn (33% in)
  • Moreover, in the infancy of the first Australian settlement, the emigrants were several times saved from starvation by the benevolent biscuit of the whale-ship luckily dropping an anchor in their waters.
    Chapters 22-24 — Merry Christmas; The Lee Shore; The Advocate (84% in)
  • These are the times, when in his whale-boat the rover softly feels a certain filial, confident, land-like feeling towards the sea; that he regards it as so much flowery earth; and the distant ship revealing only the tops of her masts, seems struggling forward, not through high rolling waves, but through the tall grass of a rolling prairie: as when the western emigrants' horses only show their erected ears, while their hidden bodies widely wade through the amazing verdure.
    Chapters 112-114 — The Blacksmith; The Forge; The Gilder (85% in)

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