- large farm; estate or area of land designated for agricultural growth. Often includes housing for the owner and workers.
- the importation of large numbers of workers and soldiers to displace the local population, such as in medieval Ireland and in the Caribbean.
Etymology: (rfc-level, Etymology not at level 3)Latin plantatio, from perfect passive participle plantatus, planted, from verb plantare, + noun of action suffix -tio
- Dutch: aanplanting
- German: Plantage
- Italian: piantagione
- Spanish: plantación
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