Associations to the word «Immigration»


IMMIGRATION, noun. The act of immigrating; the passing or coming into a country for the purpose of permanent residence.

Dictionary definition

IMMIGRATION, noun. Migration into a place (especially migration to a country of which you are not a native in order to settle there).
IMMIGRATION, noun. The body of immigrants arriving during a specified interval; "the increased immigration strengthened the colony".

Wise words

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