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refugees, esp from Vietnam in the late 1970s, who leave by boat hoping to be picked up by ships of another country
refugees who have fled a country by boat, usu. without sufficient provisions.
boat people n → boat people mpl
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The stand-off fuelled an intense refugee debate in Australia and piled pressure on Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to stem the rising flow of boat people through Indonesia.
Coleman confirmed there had been informal talks with Australia over the fate of the Sri Lankans but said there was an international agreement on dealing with boat people and New Zealand did not favour taking an ad hoc approach.
Five Eritreans rescued off the Italian island of Lampedusa last week claiming to be the only survivors among 78 boat people face fines for illegal immigration under a new law, a news report said Monday.
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