pla·​na·​tion | \ plā-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce planation (audio) \

Definition of planation

: the condition or process of becoming flattened

Examples of planation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The check for the coconut planation will be deposited, its balance given to Ms. Dionisio’s eldest sister. Ellen Barry, New York Times, "She Was More Than a Statistic in a Pandemic: ‘We Didn’t Want Her to Get Lost’," 22 Mar. 2020 Even guided tours of towns, monuments and hallowed grounds tend to focus on the Civil War and a way of planation life that ended, more or less, 150 years ago., "Cruising the Mississippi River: New ships, insightful port excursions update a nostalgic float," 23 June 2019

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First Known Use of planation

1877, in the meaning defined above

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“Planation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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