emigrate

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emigrate from (some place)

To leave one country to live in another. My great-grandparents emigrated from Ireland when they were just kids.
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emigrate from (some place) to (some place)

To leave one country to live in another. My great-grandparents emigrated from Ireland to the US when they were just kids.
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emigrate to (some place)

To leave one country to live in another. My great-grandparents emigrated to the US when they were just kids.
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emigrate to (some place) from (some place)

To leave one country to live in another. My great-grandparents emigrated to the US from Ireland when they were just kids.
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emigrate

(from some place)( to some place) to move away from a foreign land to a new land. My family emigrated from England to this country over two centuries ago. They emigrated to this country from England.
References in classic literature ?
As I cannot afford to pension him for life, I get rid of him by assisting him to emigrate. Sometimes he prospers and repays me; sometimes I hear no more of him; sometimes he comes back with his habits unsettled.
At the age of twenty-seven, abandoning the hope which he had already begun to cherish of becoming the national poet of Scotland, he had determined in despair to emigrate to Jamaica to become an overseer on a plantation.
It is said the the Dilsbergers do not emigrate much; they find that living up there above the world, in their peaceful nest, is pleasanter than living down in the troublous world.
Grandsons (1935) relates the saga of a Slovenian family that emigrates to America.
The fact-based tale tells the story of Mairin Houlihan who emigrates to the colony in 1869 after her former employer sacks her after she is wrongly accused of stealing.
Walker said: "The only way Kevin Kelbie will not start the new season at Ballymena United is if he emigrates.