- Emigration is defined as the act of leaving one's country to live in another.
If you live in Ireland and you move to the United States and try to set up permanent citizenship, this is an example of emigration.
emigration definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- the act of emigrating
- emigrants collectively
Origin: Late Latin emigratio
emigration - Medical Definition
The passage of white blood cells through the walls of small blood vessels.