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    plantation - Dictionary definition and meaning for word plantation

    Definition
    (noun) an estate where cash crops are grown on a large scale (especially in tropical areas) Definition
    (noun) a newly established colony (especially in the colonization of North America)
    Example Sentence
    • the practice of sending convicted criminals to serve on the Plantations was common in the 17th century
    Definition
    (noun) garden consisting of a small cultivated wood without undergrowth
    Synonyms : grove , orchard , woodlet
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