To leave one's native land and settle in another
Many now emigrate, when occasion offers, to America.
The Russians do not emigrate as isolated individuals; they migrate in whole villages.
Having refused to accept the civil constitution of the clergy, Dillon had to leave Narbonne in 1790, then to emigrate to Coblenz in 1791.
He early entered the army, did not emigrate in the revolution, but was deprived of his grade as captain in 1793 and served in the ranks.
In consequence of this every summer no fewer than 800,000 emigrate temporarily to Germany in quest of work.