Origin of boat people
Examples from the Web for boat people
At sundown the boat-people anchor their craft in rows to stakes, thus forming boat-terraces as it were.Man on the Ocean|R.M. Ballantyne
I'll hide about, and mayhap somehow I might get a chance among the boat-people."Us"|Mary Louisa S. Molesworth
There exist particular works concerning the history, the customs and laws of these boat-people.
Though the boat-people were still too far off to distinguish figures, a signal might catch their eye.The Settlers at Home|Harriet Martineau