plantation definition

  • noun:
    • a location under cultivation.
    • several cultivated trees or flowers.
    • a sizable estate or farm by which plants are raised, usually by resident workers.
    • A newly founded settlement; a colony.
    • big farm; property or section of land designated for farming growth. Usually includes housing for the owner and employees.
    • The importation of many employees and troops to displace the area populace, such in medieval Ireland as well as in the Caribbean.
    • The act or practice of growing, or establishing into the planet for growth.
    • the area grown; land brought under cultivation; a piece of surface grown with trees or of good use plants; esp., in america and West Indies, a sizable estate appropriated into the production of the more essential crops, and cultivated by laborers which live on the estate
    • a genuine settlement in a fresh country; a colony.
    • The work of sowing seeds or plants.
    • Introduction; organization.
    • A planting with individuals or settlers; colonization.
    • A planted place, a little lumber; a grove; some surface planted with woods or bushes for the purpose of producing wood or coppice-wood.
    • A farm, estate, or region of land, especially in a tropical or semi-tropical country, like the southern parts of america, South America, the West Indies, Africa, Asia, Ceylon, etc., for which cotton, sugar-cane, cigarette, coffee, etc., are developed, usually by negroes, peons, or coolies: because, a sugar plantation; in addition used attributively: as, plantation life; plantation songs.
    • a genuine settlement in a fresh nation; a colony: as, Rhode Island and Providence plantations.
    • In Maine and New Hampshire, an unorganized and thinly satisfied division of a county.
    • An oyster-bed when the oysters happen artificially grown; a cultivated part of oyster-bottom: a legal term inside condition of Delaware.
    • In organ-building, the disposition or arrangement of pipes of a stop, or of the many stops, on a wind-chest.
    • garden composed of a little cultivated wood without undergrowth
    • a property where cash plants tend to be cultivated on a big scale (especially in tropical areas)
    • a newly founded colony (especially in colonization of the united states)

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