Examples of plantation in a Sentence
the struggling plantation almost failed during the first winter
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Dix, who had grown up on a plantation on the Tennessee-Kentucky border, had gone to the Gulf Coast after suffering a nervous breakdown brought on by a stressful 11-year marriage.
Species common to the plantation include Whitetail deer (30+ years of trophy management), Eastern Turkey, Wild hogs, Bob Cats, Coyote and small game such as squirrels, rabbits, opossum and armadillo.
In St. Martinville, an old plantation town set amid the sugar cane fields and bayous of southern Louisiana, the disparity is palpable.
The land, which sits between Biscayne Bay and Old Cutler Road, was originally settled by William C. Cutler and used as a fruit and vegetable plantation.
Traffickers in the region had to figure out a way to funnel their money into the legal economy, and land clearing—in the form of cattle ranching, agro-industrial plantations, and timber extraction—was the preferred way to do it.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Three plantations owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s family are going on the auction block shortly — historic properties near Richmond Virginia, each with a manor house and hundreds of acres of working farmland.
A replica Civil War canon decorates the front lawn of the Flowered Hundred plantation in front of a replica of the original farm home Wednesday, June 7, 2017, in Hopewell, Va.
At the end of World War II, Puerto Rico’s plantation economy shifted to manufacturing.
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First Known Use of plantation
Definition of Plantation
city in southeastern Florida west of Fort Lauderdale population 84,955
PLANTATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of plantation for English Language Learners
: 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
PLANTATION Defined for Kids
Definition of plantation for Students
1 : a large area of land where crops are grown and harvested
2 : a settlement in a new country or region
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