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plantation

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noun plan·ta·tion \plan-ˈtā-shən\

Simple Definition of plantation

  • : a large area of land especially in a hot part of the world where crops (such as cotton) are grown

  • : a group of trees that have been planted together

Full Definition of plantation

  1. 1 :  a usually large group of plants and especially trees under cultivation

  2. 2 :  a settlement in a new country or region <Plymouth Plantation>

  3. 3 a :  a place that is planted or under cultivation b :  an agricultural estate usually worked by resident labor

Examples of plantation

  1. <the struggling plantation almost failed during the first winter>



15th Century

First Known Use of plantation

15th century

Other Agriculture/Gardening Terms


Plantation

geographical name plan·ta·tion

Definition of Plantation

  1. city SE Florida W of Fort Lauderdale pop 84,955




PLANTATION Defined for Kids

plantation

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noun plan·ta·tion \plan-ˈtā-shən\

Definition of plantation

  1. 1 :  a large area of land where crops are grown and harvested

  2. 2 :  a settlement in a new country or region





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