Meaning of MIGRATION in English

MIGRATION

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

annual

Following the annual migration of food preparation to the outdoors is the perennial question: How shall these delicacies be washed down?

great

February is the season of the great migration journeys to the southern plains, a time of rebirth for the herds.

In 1848 Young marshaled another 1, 229 Saints and Kimball pulled together 662 more for the great migration .

The laibon retells the accounts of his illustrious ancestors of the great migration from the North.

The great black migration from the West Side-and from the Deep South-had only just begun.

Railways throughout the East were to contribute to that greatest religious migration of all.

It was a time of great migration .

illegal

The law itself, according to the bipartisan commission, is a source of continuing illegal migration .

The white paper that preceded the Asylum and Immigration Act 1999 emphasised concern about illegal migration .

internal

Both emigration and internal migration became increasingly controlled.

international

The mid 1980s were also associated with a switch in the direction of the international migration balance.

The age is characterized by huge international migrations , people in search of jobs, housing, even food.

North-South models; international migration of labour; trade and industrial structure in the 1930s; the political economy of protectionism.

Throughout the twentieth century the Commonwealth countries remained the main origins and destinations of international migration .

mass

We should also think about the problems of the world as a whole, which cause mass migration in the first place.

A proposed programme of resettlement from the most overpopulated areas was shelved for fear of raising peasant expectations and unleashing dangerous mass migration .

There seems to be a seasonal mass migration from the Rhineland and the Ruhr, extending well into October.

But collectively their mass migration is ruining the country's development prospects.

net

In other words, a net outward migration of almost 8,000 people.

Figure 4.2 Net migration to the South from the rest of Great Britain, 1971-86.

During the 1950s the population of the South-East went up by 1.13 million, with a net migration gain of 438,000.

seasonal

It has been suggested that seasonal migrations could explain their presence, but this hypothesis is untenable.

As in the other mountain regions, population pressure was alleviated to some extent by seasonal migration .

So in Savoy, as in the county of Nice, the natural complement to pastoralism was seasonal migration .

There seems to be a seasonal mass migration from the Rhineland and the Ruhr, extending well into October.

■ NOUN

path

Xplorer offers users a migration path to the firm's GigaCube massively parallel supercomputers which are also to use T9000s.

According to Parsytec, the Xplorer offers users a migration path to its GigaCube massively parallel supercomputers which are also to use T9000s.

Changes in trace organics are being sampled and identified at various distances along a gas migration path from a landfill in Suffolk.

pattern

Local observers were encouraged to report on distribution and migration patterns , thus paving the way for an interest in environmental concerns.

route

Numerous birds and fish depend on the estuaries and mudflats, for wintering grounds and breeding and migration routes .

You can see why it is important to have back the scrolls, which passed down our migration routes for generations.

Well, Lancre was on one of the main migration routes , for birds of all sorts.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

the yearly migration of geese

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Both emigration and internal migration became increasingly controlled.

One form of black response to the fraud and violence in the South was a substantial migration of blacks northward.

Southerners hotly contended that no violence necessitating migration existed; the resolution was not passed.

The United States was created by migration and the modern world has been sculpted by migration.

Why is there a migration of industry from urban areas towards relatively rural ones?

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