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  • n. A refugee in the Mariel boatlift.


Spanish; see -ito. (Wiktionary)


  • Some of them put bumper stickers on their Pintos and Caddies: No me digas Marielito.

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  • Towards the end of the Carter Administration, Fidel Castro decided to have a forced migration of what later become known as the freedom flotilla by some of the exodus of the Marielito refugees by others.

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  • It was in Florida's Glades Correctional Facility that Foley and Cundo Rey, Marielito made good, became

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