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1. The cultivation of a single crop on a farm or in a region or country.
2. A single, homogeneous culture without diversity or dissension.

mon′o·cul′tur·al adj.
mon′o·cul′tur·al·ism n.
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1. (Agriculture) agriculture relating to the production of only one crop
2. (Agriculture) animal husbandry relating to the husbandry of only one type of animal
3. (Sociology) sociol relating to a culture that is the same across a vast area
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