migration

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Synonyms for migration

departure from one's native land to settle in another

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the movement of persons from one country or locality to another

a group of people migrating together (especially in some given time period)

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(chemistry) the nonrandom movement of an atom or radical from one place to another within a molecule

the periodic passage of groups of animals (especially birds or fishes) from one region to another for feeding or breeding

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BALA POOLS, Sudan: It's home to the world's second largest migration of animals, an epic movement of antelope through some of Africa's most pristine wildernesses.
In fact, so much so, that the area is capable of supporting a variety of large mammals--wildebeest, elephants, zebras, gazelles and lions to name a few--and hosts one of the most amazing mass migration of animals anywhere in the world.
Biologists believe these vertical commutes may represent the greatest mass migration of animals on Earth.
Many factors are associated with the geographic spread and emergence and distribution of zoonotic pathogens, including demographic and societal changes, modern methods of transportation, changing geoclimatic conditions, migration of animals and birds, and alteration of arthropod reservoirs and vectors.
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