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migrate
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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Definition
move from one place to another — sometimes seasonally
  • Anything living that could abandon its home, some of our neighbors included, had migrated westward, in the direction from which we heard drums every night.
    Book 4 — Bel and the Serpent (17% in)
  • Nearly always I learn they've made a circular migration in their lifetimes, first having fled their home villages for the city, bluntly facing starvation there, and now returning to this small, remote outpost, where they have some hope of feeding themselves.
    Book 6 — Song of the Children (50% in)

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