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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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