What is another word for migrations?

Pronunciation: [ma͡ɪɡɹˈe͡ɪʃənz] (IPA)

Migrations are commonly known as the movements of people from one place to another. There are several other terms used to describe the process of migration, such as relocation, movement, displacement, and immigration. The term relocation is often used to describe a move from one city or state to another, rather than a move from one country to another. Movement can describe any type of shift, whether it's human or animal. Displacement is a term used specifically for forced migrations, such as when individuals are forced to flee from their homes due to war or natural disaster. Immigration refers to the process of moving to another country, usually for long-term settlement.

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Usage examples for Migrations

It probably visited Europe as early as the beginning of the Christian era, and since then the migrations of the people from the Far East have from time to time introduced the disease.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
When he finds good feeding grounds on his southern migrations Whitooweek will stay with us, if undisturbed, until a sharp frost seals up his storehouse by making the ground too hard for his sensitive bill to penetrate.
"A Little Brother to the Bear and other Animal Stories"
William Long
Such an incident was not uncommon in the early migrations to this coast.
"Memoirs of Orange Jacobs"
Orange Jacobs

Famous quotes with Migrations

  • Furthermore, the study of the present surroundings is insufficient: the history of the people, the influence of the regions through which it has passed on its migrations, and the people with whom it came into contact, must be considered.
    Franz Boas
  • Although mountains may guide migrations, the plains are the regions where people dwell in greatest numbers.
    Ellsworth Huntington
  • America is the last great goal of these migrations.
    Ellsworth Huntington
  • History in its broadest aspect is a record of man's migrations from one environment to another.
    Ellsworth Huntington
  • The evidence points to central Asia as man's original home, for the general movement of human migrations has been outward from that region and not inward.
    Ellsworth Huntington

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