migration

(noun) Moving from one place (e.g. country, food source) to another.

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  • Plural: migrations
  • Migration typically is viewed as transitory, moving from place to place with the seasons, immigration and emigration are forms of migration that are generally permanent.
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  • The (adjective) migratory or (adjective) migrational patterns of (noun) migrants (verb) migrating are studied by demographers.

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