WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
plan•ta•tion /plænˈteɪʃən/USA pronunciation n. [countable]
  1. a usually large farm or land area, maintained by workers who live there:a coffee plantation.
  2. Botanya group of planted trees or plants.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

plantation /plænˈteɪʃən/ n
  1. an estate, esp in tropical countries, where cash crops such as rubber, oil palm, etc, are grown on a large scale
  2. a group of cultivated trees or plants
  3. (formerly) a colony or group of settlers

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