Meaning of “plantation” in the English Dictionary

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"plantation" in British English

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plantationnoun [ C ]

uk /plænˈteɪ.ʃən/ /plɑːnˈteɪ.ʃən/ us /plænˈteɪ.ʃən/

a large farm, especially in a hot part of the world, on which a particular type of crop is grown:

a tea/cotton/rubber plantation

an area where trees are grown for wood:

plantations of fast-growing conifers

(Definition of “plantation” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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plantationnoun [ C ]

us /plænˈteɪ·ʃən/

a large farm, esp. in a hot part of the world, on which a particular crop is grown:

a coffee/rubber plantation

(Definition of “plantation” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)