Pronunciation: (plan-tā'shun),[key] —n. 1. a usually large farm or estate, esp. in a tropical or semitropical country, on which cotton, tobacco, coffee, sugar cane, or the like is cultivated, usually by resident laborers.
2. a group of planted trees or plants.
3. Hist. a. a colony or new settlement.
b. the establishment of a colony or new settlement.
4. Archaic.the planting of seeds, young trees, etc.
—adj. (of clothing, furnishings, etc.) suitable for a plantation or for a tropical or semitropical country.
Pronunciation: (plan-tā'shun),[key] —n. a town in S Florida. 48,501.