The movement of people to a new area or country, typically in order to find work: economic migrancy migrancy contributes to the rich tapestry of the cosmopolitan city
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- He said that the idea of us "pulling up the drawbridge" to stop the "hordes" of EU migrants is harmful, and could cause a backlash against migrancy within Europe.
- Many more, perhaps two to three million, did not receive land and lost their livelihoods in the cities and were forced into economic migrancy.
- Crammed with the detritus of migrancy - suitcases, chairs, blankets, kitchen utensils, a bicycle - it was a Leviathan memento mori to the hopes, fears and uncertainties of lives in transit.