in-migration

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n in-migration migration into a place (especially migration to a country of which you are not a native in order to settle there)
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Usage

In literature:

Baptists in the Dominion of Canada had their rise about the close of the 18th century in migrations from the United States.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
These broke off from the main colony, and migrated across the near ridge to settle in an adjacent valley.
"Eight Keys to Eden" by Mark Irvin Clifton
Later the tribe divided, some of them migrating to the Catholic Iroquois settlements in Canada.
"The Greatest Highway in the World" by Anonymous
The two choose the same places for their summer homes, and, unless I am deceived, they often migrate in company.
"Birds in the Bush" by Bradford Torrey
In harvest time the rats migrate to the fields and make constant use of the squirrel holes.
"Insects and Diseases" by Rennie W. Doane
They seldom migrate, except it be for food or water in times of drought and scarcity.
"Harper's Young People, January 27, 1880" by Various
Of one thing we can be sure, which is that there was a wide migration of the apes in remote times.
"Man And His Ancestor" by Charles Morris
From this point men migrated in every direction.
"The Christian Foundation, Or, Scientific and Religious Journal, Volume I, No. 11, November, 1880" by Various
Their migration is more like that of the Atlantic fish, which they also resemble in point of size.
"Fishing in British Columbia" by Thomas Wilson Lambert
The determination of the two families to migrate made some stir in the town.
"The Boy Settlers" by Noah Brooks
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In poetry:

And the peewit’s cry is borne on the wind,
though longing’s borne farther away.
How bitterly close one’s heart is confined
when the avocet migrates in May!
"May Night" by Jeppe Aakjaer
Bare the Serail, its glory spent and past,
Its trees, now dry, bent low in desolation…
O Istanbul! Dead nomad camp, the last
Great relic of a last and great migration!
"Istanbul" by Ivan Bunin
For every bird there is this last migration;
Once more the cooling year kindles her heart;
With a warm passage to the summer station
Love pricks the course in lights across the chart.
"Death of the Bird " by A D Hope
Unfurl your blood-red flags, you murderous hags,
You petroleuses of Paris, fierce and foamy;
We'll sell our stock in Plymouth's blasted rock,
Pull up our stakes and migrate to Dahomey!
"How To Not Settle It" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
The long migrations meet across you and it is nothing to you, you
have forgotten us, mother.
You were much younger when we crawled out of the womb and
lay in the sun's eye on the tideline.
"Continent's End" by Robinson Jeffers

In news:

Conservationists Want More Water in Klamath for Migrating Birds.
A 63,000-year-old skull, discovered by University of Illinois researchers in Laos , offers some of the earliest evidence yet of ancient human migration through Southeast Asia.
"Apple is following Lenovo's lead in defying a trend that has seen electronics manufacturing jobs migrate overseas for more than two decades," a Lenovo spokesman said.
If you're seeing flocks of ducks or geese in "V" formation heading south, you may think that the fall migration has begun.
Deer migrate and mate during the fall months, starting in October and ending in early December in the state.
One of hundreds of millions of monarchs that migrate to Mexican sanctuaries like the one in the film each year.
The mullet, which are migrating out of the bay to spawn in the Gulf, were packed together in tight knots swimming with their mouths out of the water.
Mullet migrate out of the bay each fall, typically leaving in large numbers with the approach of cold fronts.
The commission came to the troubling conclusion that this level of migration will be the new norm due to the growing rates of violence in Central America.
What I was hearing were Swainson's thrushes in migration .
According to the Mexican Migration Project, the number of temporary workers who found employment in Canada grew from about 7,000 cabrones in 1998 to nearly 18,000 in 2007.
Academic elites migrate to 'green cities' in increasing numbers.
Ten of the most endangered birds in North America are making their first migration now.
The first ever whooper-ultralite migration occurred in Idaho in 1997.
In 2001 Operation Migration they led the first group of young whoopers from Necedah NWR, Wisconsin to Chassahowitza NWR, Florida.
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In science:

The view in the last two pictures is from underneath the table to better show the migration to the right side, and also shows some yellow SEED modules.
Multiagent Control of Self-reconfigurable Robots
Such a migration is sometimes needed if we are not interested in the precise type of the term at hand, e.g., if want to encode constant strategies, that is, strategies which return a fixed term.
Typed Generic Traversal With Term Rewriting Strategies
We only need to cover the cases which were updated or newly introduced in the migration TP .
Typed Generic Traversal With Term Rewriting Strategies
By comparing the solar metallicity to the surroundings and taking into account the apparent radial gradient in metallicity in the Milky Way, Wielen et al. [112] found that the sun has migrated outwards by ∆R0 = 1.9 ± 0.9 kpc.
The Spiral Structure of the Milky Way, Cosmic Rays, and Ice Age Epochs on Earth
The status of this work is presented, as is an outline of how we plan to leverage the power of our existing frameworks in the migration of CMS software to the Grid.
CMS Data Analysis: Current Status and Future Strategy
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