the part of the Atlantic Ocean between the west coast of Africa and the West Indies: the longest part of the journey formerly made by slave ships.
(history) the middle passage, the journey across the Atlantic Ocean from the W coast of Africa to the Caribbean: the longest part of the journey of the slave ships sailing to the Caribbean or the Americas
1788, in reference to the trans-Atlantic slave trade.
noun, Buddhism. 1. the conduct of life by a religious person in such a way as to avoid the extremes of luxury and asceticism.
noun 1. the Persian language at a stage that begins c300 b.c. and includes Pahlavi (attested from the 3rd to the 7th centuries a.d.) as well as the West Iranian literatures (3rd–10th centuries a.d.) of religions carried outside Persia. Abbreviation: MPers. noun 1. the classical form of modern Persian, spoken from about 300 ad to […]
- Middle rectal node
middle rectal node n. A node along the middle rectal artery that receives afferents from the pararectal nodes and sends efferents to the internal iliac nodes.
- Middle rectal vein
middle rectal vein n. Any of the veins that pass from the rectal venous plexus to the hypogestric vein.