PLANTATION
. s. f.
T. d'Agricult. Action de planter. Ce n'est pas le temps de la plantation. Il est occupé de la plantation de son jardin.   Il se dit aussi d'Une certaine quantité d'arbres plantés dans un même terrain. Il a fait de belles plantations dans sa propriété.

PLANTATION, en Amérique, se dit Des établissements que les colons forment dans les terres qu'ils défrichent. Les créoles vivent sur leurs plantations.

L'Academie francaise. 1835.

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  • Plantation — Plan*ta tion, n. [L. plantatio: cf. F. plantation.] 1. The act or practice of planting, or setting in the earth for growth. [R.] [1913 Webster] 2. The place planted; land brought under cultivation; a piece of ground planted with trees or useful… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plantation — [plan tā′shən] n. [L plantatio < plantare, to PLANT] 1. Archaic a colony or new settlement ☆ 2. an area growing cultivated crops 3. an estate, as in a tropical or semitropical region, cultivated by workers living on it [a sugar plantation] 4.… …   English World dictionary

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