noun. ['maɪˈgreɪʃən'] the movement of persons from one country or locality to another.
- gold rush
Words that Rhyme with Migration
How do you pronounce migration?
Pronounce migration as maɪˈgreɪʃən.
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Example sentences of the word migration
1. Noun, singular or mass
Birdwatchers often visit during spring and fall when bird migration is at its height.
Quotes containing the word migration
1. What I love about the stories of the Great Migration is that this is not ancient history; this is living history. Most people of color can find someone in their own family who had experienced a migration of some kind, knowing the sense of dislocation, longing and fortitude.
- Isabel Wilkerson
2. At some point, our lips met and it was perhaps the most wonderful thing I'd ever experienced. And truly, I guess there wasn't just one kiss, but several. A polite frenzy. A mass migration of delicate wildebeest kisses. I remember them as one transcendent event, though.
- Dean Hale
noun. migration into a place (especially migration to a country of which you are not a native in order to settle there).
noun. migration from a place (especially migration from your native country in order to settle in another).
noun. ['maɪˈgreɪʃən'] (chemistry) the nonrandom movement of an atom or radical from one place to another within a molecule.
noun. ['maɪˈgreɪʃən'] the periodic passage of groups of animals (especially birds or fishes) from one region to another for feeding or breeding.
- periodic event
noun. ['maɪˈgreɪʃən'] a group of people migrating together (especially in some given time period).