Em`i*gra"tion (?), n. [L. emigratio: cf. F. '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.

 

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