A plantation is a long artificially established forest, farm or estate, where crops are grown for sale, often in distant markets rather than for local on-site consumption. The term plantation is informal and not precisely defined.
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... In the American South, antebellum plantations were centered on a "plantation house", the residence of the owner, where important business was conducted ... Slavery and plantations had different characteristics in different regions of the South ... There was a variety of domestic architecture on plantations ...
... Ring Oak Plantation is a large quail hunting plantation located in northeast Leon County, Florida ...
More definitions of "plantation":
- (noun): A newly established colony (especially in the colonization of North America).
Example: "The practice of sending convicted criminals to serve on the Plantations was common in the 17th century"
Famous quotes containing the word plantation:
“Greece is a sort of American vassal; the Netherlands is the country of American bases that grow like tulip bulbs; Cuba is the main sugar plantation of the American monopolies; Turkey is prepared to kow-tow before any United States pro-consul and Canada is the boring second fiddle in the American symphony.”
—Andrei Andreyevich Gromyko (19091989)