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  • n. The act of immigrating; the passing or coming into a country for the purpose of permanent residence.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of immigrating; the passing or coming into a country for the purpose of permanent residence.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of immigrating; the act or process of passing or removing into a country for the purpose of permanent residence.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. migration into a place (especially migration to a country of which you are not a native in order to settle there)
  • n. the body of immigrants arriving during a specified interval

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