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plan•ta•tion



Pronunciation: (plan-tā'shun), [key]
n.
1. a usually large farm or estate, esp. in a tropical or semitropical country, on which cotton, tobacco, coffee, sugar cane, or the like is cultivated, usually by resident laborers.
2. a group of planted trees or plants.
3. Hist.
a. a colony or new settlement.
b. the establishment of a colony or new settlement.
4. Archaic.the planting of seeds, young trees, etc.

adj.
(of clothing, furnishings, etc.) suitable for a plantation or for a tropical or semitropical country.

Plan•ta•tion



Pronunciation: (plan-tā'shun), [key]
n.
a town in S Florida. 48,501.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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