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Definition of 'boat people'

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Example sentences containing 'boat people'

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You've got to be willing to leave the boat people behind. Christianity Today (2000)

Trends of 'boat people'

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Translations for 'boat people'

British English: boat people NOUN
Boat people are people who escape from their country in small boats to travel to another country in the hope that they will be able to live there.
They fled the country as boat people.
  • American English: boat people
  • Brazilian Portuguese: refugiados que fogem a barco
  • Chinese: 坐小船逃出国的难民
  • European Spanish: balseros
  • French: boat people
  • German: Bootsflüchtlinge
  • Italian: migranti su imbarcazioni di fortuna
  • Japanese: ボート難民
  • Korean: 다른 나라로 망명하기 위해 작은 보트를 타고 자기 나라를 탈출하는 사람
  • European Portuguese: refugiados que fogem de barco
  • Spanish: balseros

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