Definition of slave ship in English:

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noun

historical
  • A ship transporting slaves, especially one carrying slaves from Africa.
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    • Well, the world focused on West Africa for more than a week as a reputed slave ship carrying as many as 250 children was reported off the coast.
    • Then came an offer from some planters for Crusoe to act as a trader on a slave ship bound for Africa.
    • In 1839, the Spanish slave ship Amistad set sail from Havana, Cuba, to the Island of Principe with 53 Africans aboard including Joseph Cinque, an African prince.

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