- a colony or new settlement.
- the establishment of a colony or new settlement.
Origin of plantation
OTHER WORDS FROM plantationplan·ta·tion·like, adjective
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Though she labors on the plantation, her father secretly encourages her education and assures her she’ll be freed on her 18th birthday.
William has taken over those duties since his dad’s strokes and spends two nights a week at the plantation.The 10th president’s last surviving grandson: A bridge to the nation’s complicated past|Gillian Brockell|November 29, 2020|Washington Post
Nestlé, for one, has faced similar scrutiny over child labor on coffee plantations in Brazil where it sources some of its beans.The Supreme Court will decide: Can Big Chocolate be blamed for child slavery?|Vivienne Walt|November 26, 2020|Fortune
After the war ended, he headed to Mexico, where he tried to establish a “New Virginia Colony” that would have re-created a version of the South’s plantation slavery and society.Alexandria City schools will rename T.C. Williams High, of ‘Remember the Titans’ fame|Hannah Natanson|November 24, 2020|Washington Post
The film was based on Northup’s own 1853 memoir Twelve Years a Slave, which documented his treatment on the plantation and his eventual freedom and reunion with his family, as well as on input from historians and researchers.
Hamer married in 1944 and moved with her husband to Ruleville, Miss., where they were sharecroppers on a plantation.Remembering Civil Rights Heroine Fannie Lou Hamer: 'I'm Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired'|Lottie L. Joiner|September 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A Colombian coffee plantation teaches a valuable lesson in the fight to keep a dreaded disease from wiping out our favorite brew.
After firing that off, he clumsily asked what a plantation mentality is.
“I think you have more of a plantation mentality than I do,” he said.
Located in northern California, the Plantation Farm Camp takes everything back to the basics.
At another time her affections were deeply engaged by a young gentleman who visited a lady on a neighboring plantation.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
His chief duty on the sugar plantation is to keep the monkeys out of the cane.
The plantation is divided up into small farms and rented to different workmen.
Until a few months ago, the boy has lived on a sugar plantation owned by a rich Tagal planter.
She had herself embroidered them to look like a pair worn by the rich lady whose husband owned the plantation.