Recent Examples of enslave from the Web
The movie’s darkness is deepest in a long central section that evokes the Holocaust with the apes enslaved and locked up in a concentration camp run by the colonel.
The American Civil War Museum tells the story of the Civil War from the perspective of Union and Confederate, enslaved and free African-Americans, soldiers and civilians.
Ms. Hunter, a professor of history and African-American studies at Princeton University, is descended from enslaved and free African-Americans with a complicated marital history.
Amazonian women, attacked and enslaved by Ares, the God of War, fought their way out of slavery and then hid on an island cloaked by an invisible shield to protect them from hotheaded men with phallic insecurities — the ultimate enemy.
The trauma of rupturing families lasted lifetimes for the enslaved—
The harsh conditions drove some of the enslaved to resist and, ultimately, escape.
Because that's the only way Wells' assertion makes sense. Enslaved Africans accounted for a far larger share of the Louisiana population in 1860 than black people do now.
In Mississippi in 1860, 49 percent of families owned at least one human being as property, and the enslaved accounted for 55 percent of the total population of that state.
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First Known Use of enslave
ENSLAVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of enslave for English Language Learners
: to make (someone) a slave
ENSLAVE Defined for Kids
Definition of enslave for Students
: to make a slave of
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