middle passage definition

  • noun:
    • A middle means, specifically between two extremes; an intermediate path in room or time.
    • particularly, the middle part of the ocean voyage wherein slaves were transported from Africa to America.
    • See under Middle, Northeast, etc.
  • adjective:
    • in the slave trade, that an element of the Atlantic Ocean between Africa as well as the West Indies.

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