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noun as in large farm

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To make room for these plantations, vast areas of rainforest are felled, which leads to primary and secondary loss of species.

And thanks to oil palm plantations springing up in Africa, chimpanzees are in danger of extinction.

In some areas, the overlap was even higher: 100 percent of plantations in Ghana overlapped.

They found that 60 percent of plantations overlapped with great ape habitat across the entire area.

This explosion in demand from all corners of the market has made oil palm plantations more lucrative than ever.

Only the laborers on the plantations smoke small clay pipes.

The valleys were generally narrow, and the uniform appearance of the woods was often broken by plantations.

But in Virginia it was grown without interruption or alternation, and the plantations rapidly deteriorated in fertility.

In Mexico the tobacco plantations exhibit a diversity of scenery not met with in other portions of America.

We will now take the reader to the primitive tobacco plantations of America about the middle of the Sixteenth Century.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to plantations, such as: ranch, estate, orchard, hacienda, homestead, and vineyard.

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