white slavery

noun

Definition of white slavery 

: enforced prostitution

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My colleague would have to content herself with another tissue of lies about George Soros engaging in human trafficking and white slavery. Elizabeth Bear, Slate Magazine, "“What Someone Else Does Not Want Printed”," 16 Feb. 2017

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1857, in the meaning defined above

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