plantocracy

[ plan-tok-ruh-see ]
/ plænˈtɒk rə si /

noun, plural plan·toc·ra·cies.

government by plantation owners.
a ruling class of plantation owners.
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British Dictionary definitions for plantocracy

plantocracy

/ (plɑːnˈtɒkrəsɪ) /

noun plural -cies

a ruling social class composed of planters

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