The act of leaving one’s own country to settle permanently in another; moving abroad: mass emigration from Ireland to the United States
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- The sale of fields, followed by the sale of the farm itself, and William's emigration to the USA suddenly made sense.
- There can hardly be a family in Ireland which did not lose sons or daughters to emigration during the 1950s.
- Tens of thousands sought emigration abroad every year in the years immediately following the crackdown.