slave market


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Noun1.slave market - a marketplace where slaves were auctioned off (especially in the southern United States before the American Civil War)slave market - a marketplace where slaves were auctioned off (especially in the southern United States before the American Civil War)
market place, mart, marketplace, market - an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
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Noureddin, convinced at length of the truth of her words, yielded, and reluctantly led her to the slave market, where, showing her to a dealer named Hagi Hassan, he inquired her value.
"May it please your Majesty, I had gone to the slave market to buy myself a cook.
Instead we should be upon our way to the slave market. Are you ready?"
It is in this book that we find the story of how Gregory saw the pretty children in the Roman slave market, and of how, for love of their fair faces, he sent Augustine to teach the heathen Saxons about Christ.
At Lagos, from where the earliest European explorers set out to map the rest of the world, you can still see the bases of the stone columns which once formed Europe's oldest slave market, dating from the 15th century.
Some scholars see the existence of a slave market at Mitsangoni Koni and Takaungu in Kilifi as evidence that Mnarani ruins, part of the Old Kilifi Town, was attacked for being involved in the slave trade.At the ruins also lies a dried up 75-foot deep well and remnants of coral reefs and logs arranged in a conical shape.
It is interesting how people from our river banks were all picked up as slaves and sold in markets as far away as Dublin in Ireland, which to my surprise once had the largest 'Slave Market' in western Europe.
" In the Turkish camps, Yazidi women speak of a full-scale slave market in kidnapped children established by ISIS.
They were later conscripted into a slave market in Libya, where some of them were sold as cheap as 200USD.
Between 1711 and 1762, thousands of enslaved people were brought to the city and sold at a slave market on the corner of Wall and Pearl Streets, and as late as 1800, several New York state senators still participated in human enslavement as owners.
Thousands have died, the most recent being 26 young Nigerian girls in November, without drawing the outraged response from Africans that the slave market did.
Citing reports and photos on social media, a release from the office of the Senate Pro - tempore says the plight of Liberians and other Africans trapped in the current 'slave market' situation in Libya is appalling and dehumanizing.