The definition of Middle Passage was the route of the former slave trade of Africans across the Atlantic ocean to the Americas.
An example of the Middle Passage is the route the original African slaves were forced to follow.
Historical the passage across the Atlantic from W Africa to the West Indies or America that was the route of the slave trade
(plural middle passages)
- (now historical) Specifically, the middle part of the sea voyage by which slaves were transported from Africa to America.