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sea turtle
 n.— «At the start, graduates of schools like Stanford and Berkeley who returned to China with an M.B.A were able to command Western-style salaries, so more followed in their wake. Native punsters referred to them as “sea turtles,” a homonym-pun off the term hai gui, or “sea return.”» —“China’s ‘sea turtles’ returning to home shores” by Vera H-C Chan Silicon Valley Business Journal (San Jose, California) Aug. 8, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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