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English noun: plantation

1. plantation (possession) an estate where cash crops are grown on a large scale (especially in tropical areas)

Broader (hypernym)acres, demesne, estate, land, landed estate

Narrower (hyponym)orangery

2. Plantation (group) a newly established colony (especially in the colonization of North America)

SamplesThe practice of sending convicted criminals to serve on the Plantations was common in the 17th century.

Broader (hypernym)colony, settlement

Domain regionNorth America

3. plantation (artifact) garden consisting of a small cultivated wood without undergrowth

Synonymsgrove, orchard, woodlet

Broader (hypernym)garden

Narrower (hyponym)apple orchard, lemon grove, orange grove, peach orchard

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