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Definition of Emigration


  1. The act of emigrating; removal from one country or state to another, for the purpose of residence, as from Europe to America, or, in America, from the Atlantic States to the Western.
  2. A body emigrants; emigrants collectively; as, the German emigration.

Emigration Quotations

Emigration is no longer a solution; it's a defeat. People are risking death, drowning every day, but they're knocking on doors that are not open.
Tahar Ben Jelloun

A great emigration necessarily implies unhappiness of some kind or other in the country that is deserted.
Thomas Malthus

Migration - whether emigration or return - at the micro level is an individual choice, and government both at the Centre and the states have role only to facilitate the decision of the individuals.
Vayalar Ravi

Emigration, forced or chosen, across national frontiers or from village to metropolis, is the quintessential experience of our time.
John Berger

Civilisation has ever accompanied emigration and conquest - the conflict of opinion, of religion, or of race.
Alfred Russel Wallace
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Emigration Translations

emigration in German is Auswanderung {f}
emigration in Italian is emigrazione
emigration in Norwegian is utvandring
emigration in Swedish is utvandring
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