[ in-mahy-greyt ]
/ ˈɪnˌmaɪ greɪt /

verb (used without object), in-mi·grat·ed, in-mi·grat·ing.

to move or settle into a different part of one's country or home territory.

Origin of in-migrate

First recorded in 1940–45
Related formsin-mi·gra·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for in-migration



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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper