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slave trade

n.
Traffic in slaves.

slave trade

n
(Historical Terms) the business of trading in slaves, esp the transportation of Black Africans to America from the 16th to 19th centuries
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slave′ trade`


n.
the business of procuring, transporting, and selling slaves, esp. the bringing of black Africans to America.
[1725–35]
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Noun1.slave trade - traffic in slavesslave trade - traffic in slaves; especially in Black Africans transported to America in the 16th to 19th centuries
traffic - buying and selling; especially illicit trade
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slave trade

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