MIGRATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MIGRATION
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 n.  movement of persons from one country or locality to another
Classic Sentence:
1  Schemes of migration and colonization arose among them; but these they refused to entertain, and they eventually turned to the Abolition movement as a final refuge.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In III
2  Hard tales of cruelty and mistreatment of the chained freemen are told, but the county authorities were deaf until the free-labor market was nearly ruined by wholesale migration.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In VII
3  Thus it is that in the country districts of the South, by written or unwritten law, peonage, hindrances to the migration of labor, and a system of white patronage exists over large areas.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In VIII
4  For these there is one other avenue of escape toward which they have turned in increasing numbers, namely, migration to town.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In VIII
5  Without this there is riot, migration, or crime.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In X
6  Another, observing the migration of plants, notices that the bee helps in this work, and may say that in this lies the purpose of the bee.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER IV
7  In regard to the migration of the peoples it does not enter anyone's head today to suppose that the renovation of the European world depended on Attila's caprice.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER IX
8  Carol herself would gladly have followed Mr. Ole Jenson, and migrated even to another Main Street; flight from familiar tedium to new tedium would have for a time the outer look and promise of adventure.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XX
9  The sum is, that at particular seasons within that breadth and along that path, migrating whales may with great confidence be looked for.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 44. The Chart.
10  As birds migrate to somewhere beyond the sea, so these men with their wives and children streamed to the southeast, to parts where none of them had ever been.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER IX
Example Sentence:
1  Actually, if we have malleability, migration can be easily implemented by first adding a new set of processor and then removing the old one.
2  After a period of gentle decline during the 1990s, net migration to Europe is on the rise again.
3  Dressed in a white costume meant to imitate an adult crane, Putin was taking part in a project to teach the endangered birds who were raised in captivity to follow the aircraft on their southern migration to Central Asia.
4  Mature migrating ducks and geese are very smart and will flare from a black shotgun.
5  These animals migrate annually in search of food.
6  These birds migrate to Europe in the summer season, returning to warmer places in the south for the winter.
7  Many Germans chose to migrate to South America in the mid-19th century.