Slave-coast meaning

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A region of coastal western Africa along the Bight of Benin used as the exportation base for slaves from the 1500s to the early 1800s. It roughly corresponds to modern-day Benin and Togo.
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(place) W African coast between the Volta & Niger rivers, on the Bight of Benin: its ports were the former centers of the African slave trade.
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The coastal areas of present-day Togo, Benin, and western Nigeria, once an important export centre for the Atlantic slave trade.
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