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


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