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Plantation meaning

plantation - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. The act or practice of planting, or setting in the earth for growth.
  2. 2. The place planted; land brought under cultivation; a piece of ground planted with trees or useful plants; esp., in the United States and West Indies, a large estate appropriated to the production of the more important crops, and cultivated by laborers who live on the estate; as, a cotton plantation; a coffee plantation.
  3. 3. An original settlement in a new country; a colony.
  4. 4. Act of planting; a place planted with trees; cultivated estate.

plantation - examples of usage

  1. James had fired upon a party at M'Gill's plantation; but it only increased the rage of the enemy. - "A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion", William Dobein James.
  2. On the same night, about an hour before day, Marion met the major half a mile from his plantation. - "A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion", William Dobein James.
  3. For every tenant sent to the plantation, the associated adventurers were entitled to an additional headright of 50 acres. - "The Virginia Company Of London, 1606-1624", Wesley Frank Craven.
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