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 Meanings and Examples of PLANTATION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
plantation
 n.  farm; an area under cultivation; a group of cultivated trees or plants
Classic Sentence: (161 in 11 pages)
1  Although born to the ease of plantation life, waited on hand and foot since infancy, the faces of the three on the porch were neither slack nor soft.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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2  Beatrice Tarleton was a busy woman, having on her hands not only a large cotton plantation, a hundred negroes and eight children, but the largest horse-breeding farm in the state as well.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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3  The whitewashed brick plantation house seemed an island set in a wild red sea, a sea of spiraling, curving, crescent billows petrified suddenly at the moment when the pink-tipped waves were breaking into surf.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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4  The plantation clearings and miles of cotton fields smiled up to a warm sun, placid, complacent.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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5  He backed his big red horse and then, putting spurs to his side, lifted him easily over the split rail fence into the soft field of Gerald O'Hara's plantation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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6  Her father had ridden over to Twelve Oaks, the Wilkes plantation, that afternoon to offer to buy Dilcey, the broad wife of his valet, Pork.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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7  Nor had she ever seen her sit down without a bit of needlework in her hands, except at mealtime, while attending the sick or while working at the bookkeeping of the plantation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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8  With a ruthless singleness of purpose, he desired his own house, his own plantation, his own horse, his own slaves.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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9  He had gone up there and established a plantation; but, now the house had burned down, he was tired of the "accursed place" and would be most happy to get it off his hands.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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10  The stranger shoved in all his chips and followed with the deed to his plantation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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11  Gradually the plantation widened out, as Gerald bought more acres lying near him, and in time the white house became a reality instead of a dream.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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12  If she was only fifteen years old, she was nevertheless ready for the responsibilities of the mistress of a plantation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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13  "Well, bring in the bride," said Gerald, and Pork, turning, beckoned into the hall to his wife, newly arrived from the Wilkes plantation to become part of the household of Tara.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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14  There, Ellen sat before her tall secretary each morning, keeping the accounts of the plantation and listening to the reports of Jonas Wilkerson, the overseer.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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15  As the carriage bore her down the red road toward the Wilkes plantation, Scarlett had a feeling of guilty pleasure that neither her mother nor Mammy was with the party.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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Example Sentence:
1  We jolted along rough wet roads through an endless banana plantation.
2  His father - in - law is a plantation manager.
3  The plantation owner has possessed himself of a vast piece of land.
4  Sugar prices were so high that Hawaiian plantation owners were paying laborers a previously unthinkable $3.20 an hour.
5  Black slaves used to work on the cotton plantations of the southern United States.