Definitions for "Middle Passage"
The Middle Passage is the name given to a section of the triangular trade . The organisation of the transatlantic slave trade was based on a triangular route. The Middle Passage refers to the section of the route from West Africa to the Caribbean and the Americas, in which enslaved Africans were transported across the Atlantic Ocean.
the journey across the Atlantic Ocean made by slave ships from the west coast of Africa to the Western Hemisphere.
the Atlantic crossing between Africa and the Americas where countless enslaved Africans died en route.