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English definition of “plantation”


noun [C]     /plænˈteɪ.ʃən/ /plɑːn-/ US  /plæn-/
a large farm, especially in a hot part of the world, on which a particular type of crop is grown: a tea/cotton/rubber plantationFarms and ranchesAreas of land where crops are grown an area where trees are grown for wood: plantations of fast-growing conifersFarms and ranchesAreas of land where crops are grown
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