Second, it's worth remembering what a plantation Washington DC was in 1963.
And that's the way it's ultimately always been with Microsoft, the plantation master of the digital world.
Cheap labor was in high demand, and plantation owners struggled to find people who would work for low pay.
He was a plantation houseboy in Virginia and did, as Cecil does in the film, leave in the pursuit of better employment.
“I think you have more of a plantation mentality than I do,” he said.
I am going to Italy to see about those silk-worms for the plantation, that father was interested in.
The plantation on which he lived was one of the best in the West Indies.
I recently saw a plantation in Sicily, of which the product was exported to America.
Half the women on the plantation were diseased from the same cause.
Every morning the driver blew the horn or rang the plantation bell to summon slaves to their work.
mid-15c., "action of planting," from Middle French plantation, from Latin plantationem (nominative plantatio) "a planting," noun of action from past participle stem of plantare "to plant" (see plant). Historically used for "colony, settlement in a new land" (1610s); meaning "large farm on which tobacco or cotton is grown" is first recorded 1706.