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Relating to or denoting the people who emigrated from the Caribbean to Britain on the British ship the Empire Windrush in 1948.‘the Windrush generation’
- ‘He successfully initiated the Windrush season, which raised the profile of Black History.’
- ‘What Pressure tried to do was to portray the experience of the Windrush generation, the kids who came with them and the kids born here.’
- ‘It makes a difference whether they came here in bondage, as 19th century upper class Indian tourists or as economic migrants of the Windrush era.’
- ‘Stratford East's search for new musical forms comes good with this ska version of Love's Labour's Lost transposed to the Windrush generation.’
- ‘The black male unemployment rate is at the same levels today as it was in the days of the 1948 Windrush generation.’
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