Definition of 'plantation'
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The researchers found that many protected areas had already been lost to rubber plantations. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The only other essential is a plantation of coffee. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We have not cleared rainforest for oil palm plantation for ten years. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Lake used to manage the sugar plantation that once stood here. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Banana plantations and forests give way to volcanic cones and lava fields. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Here the problem is that rainforest is being destroyed to make palm oil plantations. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He grew up seeing trucks driving to the local sugar cane plantation. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Banana plantations and chestnut orchards compete for space with exuberant pines. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But the industry says expanding sugar cane plantations and new ethanol plants will quickly solve the problem. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Other evidence suggests that large plantation owners were the only segment of the population to profit so greatly. America Past and Present (1995)Their forest is being burned to the ground and ripped out to make way for palm oil plantations. The Sun (2013)The tropical rainforests where they live are being felled for timber and the land cleared for palm oil plantations. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Up country are tea plantations, a pineapple farm and a remote northeast corner. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Undaunted, he next tried to carve a rubber plantation out of the rainforest. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Then, a field of corn or a plantation of bananas makes an irresistible opportunity. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There were also sugar plantations in Jamaica. Times, Sunday Times (2015)AN elephant killed three rubber plantation workers yesterday after its handler left it to roam. The Sun (2009)It is covered in dense jungle interspersed with rubber and fruit plantations, and is protected as a national park. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The interior is green and mountainous, a landscape of peaks and fertile valleys with banana plantations and papaya trees. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A few large plantations and many small farms -- this was the pattern. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)My grandmother moved to Barbados in the 1940s and bought a large plantation house. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was Mississippi's largest cotton plantation. The Sun (2008)It's on a cardamom, coffee and pepper plantation in a very comfortable guesthouse where the cooking is exemplary. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'plantation'
British English: plantation NOUN
A plantation is a large piece of land where crops such as rubber, coffee, tea, or sugar are grown.
Definition of plantation from the Collins English Dictionary
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