Boat people (disambiguation)

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Boat people most often refers to the Vietnamese refugees, who fled South Vietnam in 1978 and 1979 during and after its unsuccessful defense against the North.

Boat people may also refer to:

Other refugees fleeing by boat or ship

Various ethnicities who live largely or principally on boats, particularly in East Asia

  • The Tanka (China) or Dan (Vietnam) people, the main such ethnic group
  • The Hoklo or Hokkien (China), some of whom traditionally lived as similar boat people


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