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/planˈtāSHən/,
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plantations, plural;
  1. An estate on which crops such as coffee, sugar, and tobacco are cultivated by resident labor

  2. An area in which trees have been planted, esp. for commercial purposes

  3. A colony


  1. an estate where cash crops are grown on a large scale (especially in tropical areas)
  2. 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"
  3. grove: garden consisting of a small cultivated wood without undergrowth
  4. A plantation is a large farm or estate, usually in a tropical or subtropical country, where crops are grown for sale in distant markets, rather than for local consumption. The term plantation is informal and not precisely defined.
  5. Plantation is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. As of July 2006 the population estimated by the U.S. Census Bureau is 86,138. It is part of the South Florida metropolitan area, which is home to 5,463,857 people.
  6. In the U.S. state of Maine, a plantation is a type of minor civil division falling between township (or unorganized territory) and town. The term, as used in this sense in modern times, appears to be exclusive to Maine.
  7. Plantation was an early method of colonization in which settlers were "planted" abroad in order to establish a permanent or semi-permanent colonial base. ...
  8. The Plantation was the debut novel by New York Times bestselling author Chris Kuzneski. First published in 2002, it introduced the characters of Jonathon Payne and David Jones, who have been featured in all of Kuzneski's thrillers. ...
  9. (The plantations) Plantations in 16th and 17th century Ireland were the confiscation of land by the Government of England and the colonisation of this land with settlers from England and Scotland.
  10. Large farm; estate or area of land designated for agricultural growth. Often includes housing for the owner and workers; The importation of large numbers of workers and soldiers to displace the local population, such as in medieval Ireland and in the Caribbean
  11. (Plantations) Intentional planting of a crop on a large scale, usually applied to trees or shrubs. The result is a large area with usually just one major plant species growing. Examples include tea and coffee plantations, and pine forests grown for timber.
  12. (Plantations) The name given to large farms in the colonies that normally used slaves to harvest cotton, sugar, tobacco and other produce.
  13. a large-scale form of agriculture in which a tree or bush species is planted from which a fruit, leaf or sap is harvested. Crucially the plants are not cut and replanted each year but remain in situ for a long period of time while having the relevant part harvested from them.
  14. Secondary forest which has been planted with plots of a single species of tree, typically oak, beech or spruce. The trees are allowed to reach maturity and then felled en masse. Butterfly diversity in such habitats is poor as most species are unable to survive in the cool shady forest. ...
  15. The name given to the colonies of Scottish and English Protestants established by the Crown in Ireland from the mid-sixteenth century onwards. ...
  16. a large farm employing many people to grow one or more crops for commercial sale or export
  17. a large farm on which cotton, tobacco, or sugarcane is grown
  18. Several fields that are under cultivation; A large plot of land owned and cultivated by a family
  19. Bosses, Labor Leaders, and Sugar Barons,
  20. a model or "showplace" Prisoner of War camp, that was later succeeded by the ZOO; see CITADEL, ALCATRAZ, MOUNTAIN, POW.
  21. A usually large group of plants and especially trees under cultivation; a farm.
  22. Planted pines or hardwoods, typically in an ordered configuration such as equally spaced rows.
  23. a large area of farmland, or estate, planted with particular crops
  24. A community which includes the furnace, related shops, farms, and the homes of the furnace workers.
  25. A forest stand in which trees are grown in rows, harvested together, and replanted in the same manner, resulting in a stand containing trees that are relatively uniform in age and size. Most softwood forests in the United States owned by institutional investors (i.e. ...