toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

emigrate
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

2 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
leave a country of residence to move to another country
  • 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.
    Adventure V — The Five Orange Pips (17% in)
  • 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.
    Adventure VI — The Man with the Twisted Lip (9% in)

There are no more uses of "emigrate" in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®