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verb (used without object), in-mi·grat·ed, in-mi·grat·ing.
  1. to move or settle into a different part of one's country or home territory.
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Origin of in-migrate

First recorded in 1940–45
Related formsin-mi·gra·tion, noun
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Word Origin and History for in-migration


1942, in reference to movement within the same country, from in + migration.

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