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- n. A middle way, especially between two extremes; an intermediate path in space or time.
- n. Specifically, the middle part of the sea voyage by which slaves were transported from Africa to America.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. in the slave trade, that part of the Atlantic Ocean between Africa and the West Indies.
- n. See under Middle, Northeast, etc.
middle + passage (Wiktionary)