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Refugee Regatta

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  • noun Australia, colloquial, slang, offensive An influx of illegal immigrants or refugees attempting to enter the country by sea; an influx of boat people.

Etymologies

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From refugee + regatta ("boat race"), referring to the fact that the influxes tend to be seasonal, occurring normally during the cooler months.

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