In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- This is good news for the town, which had lost so much of its population through emigration over the years.
- This is aggravated by the usual level of emigration of young people leaving for higher education and not returning.
- Tens of thousands sought emigration abroad every year in the years immediately following the crackdown.
- There can hardly be a family in Ireland which did not lose sons or daughters to emigration during the 1950s.
- The demise of our fishing industry in recent years has resulted in constant high unemployment and emigration from our islands.
- Famine and disease had ravished and dispirited the people and emigration had drained the land of most of its youth.
- Even the postcolonial government organized the emigration of its citizens to Europe and elsewhere.
- The sale of fields, followed by the sale of the farm itself, and William's emigration to the USA suddenly made sense.
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