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refugee bag
 n.— «In Rakena’s video, everyone is wearing bags, sometimes referred to as refugee bags. “Those large, striped, plastic bags,” Rakena says. “They’re used all over the Pacific because they’re cheap and easy to move.”» —“Welcome to the contact zone” by Rosalie Higson The Australian (Sydney, Australia) June 2, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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