the coast of W equatorial Africa, between the Benin and Volta rivers: a center of slavery traffic 16th–19th centuries.
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How to use Slave Coast in a sentence
Last of the immigrants to be mentioned, but among the earliest in point of time, is the black race from the Slave Coast of Africa.Races and Immigrants in America | John R. Commons
The natives of the Slave Coast had made some notable cultural advances.
When the whites first went to the Slave Coast there was comparatively little slavery among the natives.
The Slave Coast native was compelled to choose between being a slave-catcher or a slave.
The work was always dangerous, for the natives along the slave-coast soon became suspicious.A Social History of The American Negro | Benjamin Brawley
British Dictionary definitions for Slave Coast
the coast of W Africa between the Volta River and Mount Cameroon, chiefly along the Bight of Benin: the main source of African slaves (16th–19th centuries)
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