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 (trăns-mī′grāt′, trănz-)
intr.v. trans·mi·grat·ed, trans·mi·grat·ing, trans·mi·grates
1. To migrate.
2. To pass into another body after death. Used of the soul.

[Latin trānsmigrāre, trānsmigrāt- : trāns-, trans- + migrāre, to migrate; see migrate.]

trans′mi·gra′tion n.
trans·mi′gra′tor n.
trans·mi′gra·to′ry (-mī′grə-tôr′ē) adj.
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(ˌtræns maɪˈgreɪ ʃən, ˌtrænz-)

1. the act of transmigrating.
2. the passage of a soul after death into another body; metempsychosis.
[1250–1300; Middle English transmigracion < Late Latin trānsmigrātiō removal; see transmigrant, -tion]
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Noun1.transmigration - the passing of a soul into another body after deathtransmigration - the passing of a soul into another body after death
rebirth, reincarnation, renascence - a second or new birth
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noun reincarnation, movement, journey, passage, migration, rebirth, metempsychosis the doctrine of the transmigration of souls
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Departure from one's native land to settle in another:
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[ˌtrænzmaɪˈgreɪʃən] Ntransmigración f
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n (Rel) → (Seelen)wanderung f, → Transmigration f (spec); the transmigration of soulsdie Seelenwanderung; the transmigration of a human soul into an animal bodydie Wiedergeburt einer menschlichen Seele in einem Tierleib
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n. transmigración, paso de un lugar a otro tal como las células sanguíneas en diapédesis.
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"I don't know, Bunny, whether you're a believer in transmigration of souls.
The next year I sometimes caught a mess of fish for my dinner, and once I went so far as to slaughter a woodchuck which ravaged my bean-field -- effect his transmigration, as a Tartar would say -- and devour him, partly for experiment's sake; but though it afforded me a momentary enjoyment, notwithstanding a musky flavor, I saw that the longest use would not make that a good practice, however it might seem to have your woodchucks ready dressed by the village butcher.
But least the difficultie of passing back Stay his returne perhaps over this Gulfe Impassable, impervious, let us try Adventrous work, yet to thy power and mine Not unagreeable, to found a path Over this Maine from Hell to that new World Where Satan now prevailes, a Monument Of merit high to all th' infernal Host, Easing thir passage hence, for intercourse, Or transmigration, as thir lot shall lead.
If the transmigration of souls is a fact, this animal was certainly qualifying most rapidly for a Christian, for her vanity was only second to her love of drink.
She no longer believed in the weird soul transmigration that the therns had taught her before she was rescued from their clutches by John Carter; but she well knew the horrid fate that awaited her should one of the terrible beasts chance to spy her during its nocturnal prowlings.
"You know about transmigration of souls; do you know about transposition of epochs -- and bodies?"
She had a strange religion of transmigration of souls all her own, in which she had firm faith, troubling herself little about the dogmas of the Church.
And what see I on any side but the transmigrations of Proteus?
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Peretz's short story "Transmigration of a Melody" ("Gilgul fun a nign") makes an unusual request of the modern reader.