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plan·ta·tion

 (plăn-tā′shən)
n.
1. An area under cultivation.
2. A group of cultivated trees or plants.
3. A large estate or farm on which crops are raised, often by resident workers.
4. A newly established settlement; a colony.

plantation

(plænˈteɪʃən)
n
1. (Forestry) an estate, esp in tropical countries, where cash crops such as rubber, oil palm, etc, are grown on a large scale
2. (Forestry) a group of cultivated trees or plants
3. (Historical Terms) (formerly) a colony or group of settlers
4. (Agriculture) rare the planting of seeds, shoots, etc

plan•ta•tion

(plænˈteɪ ʃən)

n.
1. an estate, esp. in a tropical or semitropical country, usu. worked by resident laborers: a coffee plantation.
2. a group of planted trees or plants.
3. a colony or new settlement.
4. Archaic. the planting of seeds, trees, etc.
[1400–50; < Latin]

Plan•ta•tion

(plænˈteɪ ʃən)

n.
a town in S Florida. 61,130.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plantation - an estate where cash crops are grown on a large scale (especially in tropical areas)plantation - an estate where cash crops are grown on a large scale (especially in tropical areas)
acres, demesne, landed estate, estate, land - extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"
orangery - a place where oranges are grown; a plantation of orange trees in warm climes or a greenhouse in cooler areas
2.Plantation - a newly established colony (especially in the colonization of North America); "the practice of sending convicted criminals to serve on the Plantations was common in the 17th century"
colony, settlement - a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government; "the American colony in Paris"
North America - a continent (the third largest) in the western hemisphere connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama
3.plantation - garden consisting of a small cultivated wood without undergrowthplantation - garden consisting of a small cultivated wood without undergrowth
apple orchard - a grove of apple trees
garden - a plot of ground where plants are cultivated
lemon grove - a grove of lemon trees
orange grove - grove of orange trees
peach orchard - a grove of peach trees
Translations
مَزْرَعَه، مكان مَزروع بالأشْجارمَعْمَل ، مَزْرَعَه
hájplantážsad
plantage
ültetvény
ekraplantekra
plantáž
plantaža
fidanlıkkoruplântasyon

plantation

[plænˈteɪʃən] N [of tea, sugar etc] → plantación f; (= large estate) → hacienda f; [of trees] → arboleda f; [of young trees] → plantel m (Hist) → colonia f

plantation

[plɑːnˈteɪʃən] nplantation f

plantation

nPlantage f, → Pflanzung f; (of trees)Schonung f, → Anpflanzung f

plantation

[plænˈteɪʃn] npiantagione f

plant

(plaːnt) noun
1. anything growing from the ground, having a stem, a root and leaves. flowering/tropical plants.
2. industrial machinery. engineering plant.
3. a factory.
verb
1. to put (something) into the ground so that it will grow. We have planted vegetables in the garden.
2. to make (a garden etc); to cause (a garden etc) to have (plants etc) growing in it. The garden was planted with shrubs; We're going to plant an orchard.
3. to place heavily or firmly. He planted himself between her and the door.
4. to put in someone's possession, especially as false evidence. He claimed that the police had planted the weapon on his brother.
planˈtation (plӕn-) noun
1. a place that has been planted with trees.
2. a piece of land or estate for growing certain crops, especially cotton, sugar, rubber, tea and tobacco. He owned a rubber plantation in Malaysia.
ˈplanter noun
the owner of a plantation for growing tea, rubber etc. a tea-planter.
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