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stolen generation Syllabification: sto·len gen·er·a·tion

Definition of stolen generation in English:


The Aboriginal people forcibly removed from their families as children between the 1900s and the 1960s, to be brought up by white foster families or in institutions.
Example sentences
  • Even within the cast of the film, two of the three main girls have direct family experience of the stolen generation.
  • It fears that the true stolen generation of Aboriginal affairs is the present one - whose progress and liberation seems stalled by almost semantic debates about how much they are disadvantaged and why.
  • She was one of the stolen generation kids taken away with some of her other family from that area and taken to Beagle Bay Mission and that's where she met my grandfather.
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