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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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Australia had hoped to send up to 800 asylum-seekers to the Asian nation in exchange for resettling 4,000 of its refugees, and the decision leaves hundreds of boat people in legal limbo.
Australia may expand its unique refugee swap deal with Malaysia, with Immigration Minister Chris Bowen Monday signed a deal under which up to 800 boat people will be sent to the Asian country from Australia, which, in return, will resettle convention on refugees.
Krisna Saravanamuttu, spokesman for the National Council of Canadian Tamils, said the boat people went "through hell and high water to ensure they could escape Sri Lanka.
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