from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Traffic in slaves.
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- n. traffic in slaves
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the business of dealing in slaves, especially of buying them for transportation from their homes to be sold elsewhere.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The trade or business of procuring human beings by capture or purchase, transporting them to some distant country, and selling them as slaves; traffic in slaves.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. traffic in slaves; especially in Black Africans transported to America in the 16th to 19th centuries
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