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English definition of “plantation”

plantation

noun [C]     /plænˈteɪʃən/
CROPS an area of land in a hot country where a crop is grown : a banana / cotton / sugar plantationFarms and ranchesAreas of land where crops are grownAreas of land where crops are grownFarms and ranches
TREES an area of land where trees are grown to produce wood Farms and ranchesAreas of land where crops are grown
(Definition of plantation noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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