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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.
References in classic literature ?
I like a plantation in a pure soil; that is, where people are not displanted, to the end, to plant in others.
I was born a slave on a plantation in Franklin County, Virginia.
They lived in one house, upon the home plantation of Colonel Edward Lloyd.
I had a plantation on the peninsula, and I wanted a white overseer.
I call him my neighbour, because his plantation lay next to mine, and we went on very sociably together.
that is, my mother, was dead; that my brother (or husband) was alive, which I confess I was not very glad to hear; but which was worse, I found he was removed from the plantation where he lived formerly, and where I lived with him, and lived with one of his sons in a plantation just by the place where we landed, and where we had hired a warehouse.
Mister Haggin" was the sound Jerry had always heard uttered by Bob, the clerk, and by Derby, the foreman on the plantation, when they addressed his master.
She died on the last plantation two months ago, and she died once before that when you were working for me last year," said the planter, who knew something of the ways of nativedom.
In the wagon was seated Simon Legree and the two women, still fettered together, were stowed away with some baggage in the back part of it, and the whole company were seeking Legree's plantation, which lay a good distance off.
He hoped I would not be unmindful of him when I came to England: that he would give me some letters to his friends in London, to let them know how good I had been to him, and in what part of the world and what circumstances I had left him in: and he promised me that whenever I redeemed him, the plantation, and all the improvements he had made upon it, let the value be what it would, should be wholly mine.
For that most dreaded of Solomon Island scourges, dysentery, had struck Berande plantation, and he was all alone to cope with it.
Williamson strolled leisurely down the gravel walk, plucking a flower as he went, passed across the road and into the pasture, pausing a moment as he closed the gate leading into it, to greet a passing neighbor, Armour Wren, who lived on an adjoining plantation.