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transmigrate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v transmigrate move from one country or region to another and settle there "Many Germans migrated to South America in the mid-19th century","This tribe transmigrated many times over the centuries"
    • v transmigrate be born anew in another body after death "Hindus believe that we transmigrate"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Transmigrate To pass from one body or condition into another. "Their may transmigrate into each other."
    • Transmigrate To pass from one country or jurisdiction to another for the purpose of residence, as men or families; to migrate.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • transmigrate To migrate; pass from one country or jurisdiction to another for the purpose of residing in it.
    • transmigrate To pass from one body into another; be transformed; specifically, to become incarnate in a different body; metempsychosize.
    • transmigrate To cause to pass or migrate from one region or state of existence to another.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Transmigrate trans′mi-grāt to migrate or remove across, esp. to another country: to pass into another country or state
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. transmigrare, transmigratum,; trans, across + migrare, to migrate. See Migrate

Usage

In literature:

Transmigration of souls, origin of the doctrine, vii.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII. (of XII.)" by Edmund Burke
My transmigration was disappointing as an experience.
"The Wit and Humor of America, Volume IV. (of X.)" by Various
An instance of the undoubted truth of the doctrine of transmigration occurred recently in Chaotong and is worth recording.
"An Australian in China" by George Ernest Morrison
Incidentally it held out the hope, to those who believed in it, of a mode of escape from the miseries of transmigration.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
I am a supporter of the doctrine of Transmigration of Puns.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2, No. 2, August, 1862" by Various
To a certain extent the doctrines of transmigration found favour with the Fijians.
"The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead, Volume I (of 3)" by Sir James George Frazer
Some Kabirpanthis, however, have discarded transmigration.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India--Volume I (of IV)" by R.V. Russell
What is meant by transmigration?
"Practical English Composition: Book II." by Edwin L. Miller
S. (F.) on the occasional transmigration of the soul, 206.
"Notes and Queries, Index of Volume 3, January-June, 1851" by Various
Waitz says they believed in the transmigration of human souls into the bodies of animals.
"The New Avatar and The Destiny of the Soul" by Jirah D. Buck
During his transmigration he had been briefed for the trouble on Deneb IV.
"A Place in the Sun" by C.H. Thames
He believes in the transmigration of souls, in the survival of the 'I.
"The Soul of a People" by H. Fielding
How many Examples, from History and Observation, could I give of its wondrous Power; nay, even to a Degree of Transmigration!
"The Works of Aphra Behn" by Aphra Behn
The essential doctrine of the Buddha, however, is determined by the belief in transmigration.
"History of Religion" by Allan Menzies
From the above is inferred the belief of these Indians in the transmigration of the souls of the deceased.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 - Volume 40 of 55" by Francisco Colin
He believed in the transmigration of souls.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
The transmigration of the soul is subject to its karma.
"The Gospel of Buddha" by Paul Carus
It is not that she has been a hypocrite, it is that she is a transmigration.
"The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 3, June, 1851" by Various
All these wonder-tales had probably an original connection with a belief in the transmigration of souls.
"Essays in the Study of Folk-Songs (1886)" by Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco
Now while the doctrine of transmigration postulates this singular affinity, it offers no explanation of it.
"The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life" by Emile Durkheim
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In poetry:

Great Omar, here to-night we drain a bowl
Unto thy long-since transmigrated soul,
Ours all unworthy in thy place to sit,
Ours still to read in life's enchanted scroll.
"Omar Khayyam" by Richard Le Gallienne

In news:

John Adams ' "Transmigration" succeeds as 9/11 eulogy.
John Adams' " Transmigration " succeeds as 9/11 eulogy.
Transmigration and Several Critic's Picks.
John Adams' "Transmigration" succeeds as 9/11 eulogy .
Indonesia's Manpower and Transmigration Ministry has issued a controversial decree which will restrict the use of contract workers through an outsourcing scheme.
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