girmitya

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Etymology[edit]

From agreement, referring to the agreement of the British government with the labourers as to the length of their stay in Fiji.

Noun[edit]

girmitya (plural girmityas)

  1. A descendant of indentured Indian labourers brought to Fiji to work on sugar cane plantations for the European settlers.