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  • n. The condition of being indentured
  • n. The period during which a person s indentured


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  • The only route out of there for him would have been an indentureship, for all knew his own family had had their fill of his wastrel ways.

    Ship Of Magic

  • And all knew what lay down the road from an enforced indentureship.

    Ship Of Magic

  • The PPP government, by its premeditated inaction and divisive politics, allowed this controversy to burgeon into an international melee that portrays the Guyana government as selling its African-Guyanese bauxite workers into indentureship to the Russians.

    Caribbean Net News Daily Headlines

  • Granted, some people seem to attempt to compensate their myopia with shiny new gadgets that compound their myopia, but the majority of the world doesn't seem intent in knowledge becoming an economic indentureship to faceless corporations.

  • Professor Nettleford constantly reminded us that the legacy of slavery, indentureship and colonialism meant that our region was in a "long distance race" that requires the persistent mobilization of all our human resources.

    Stabroek News

  • Gandhiji against continued Indian indentureship from India to Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, Fiji and Mauritius, among several other countries, at the height of British colonialism, an event that might well go unrecognized in spite of the now institutionalized pravasi bharatiya divas observed every year.

  • Casuals were Chinese non-indentured workers who came from other West Indian islands and territories in the region during the period of indentureship.

    Stabroek News

  • Even after the use of the term 'casual' was discontinued following the end of Chinese indentureship in 1879, Chinese immigrants have still continued to come.

    Stabroek News

  • This is not the first production of Ramlila in Guyana as it was actually brought here by the East Indians during the indentureship period but in those days the performances involved an all-male cast who both sang and acted.

    Stabroek News

  • We have survived exploited labour, whether it is in the form of slavery or indentureship, colonial conquest or subjugation, and we have survived [he stifles a laugh] some forms of leadership, which we would prefer not to mention-we will survive.

    TrinidadExpress Today's News


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