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boat people

noun [plural] uk   us  
people who have left their country by boat, usually hoping to finding safety in another place
Translations of “boat people”
in Chinese (Traditional) (乘船出逃的)難民,船民…
in Chinese (Simplified) (乘船出逃的)难民,船民…
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