plantation
plantation
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (agriculture)
a. la plantación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Many slaves in the United States worked on cotton and sugar plantations.Muchos de los esclavos en los Estados Unidos trabajaban en plantaciones de algodón y azúcar.
2. (settlement)
a. el asentamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They used flags and stones to demarcate their plantation after they settled there.Usaron banderas y piedras para demarcar su asentamiento después de establecerse allí.
b. la colonia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Upset with the colonists who had arrived, the natives attacked the plantation.Molestos por los colonos que habían llegado, los nativos atacaron la colonia.
3. (estate)
a. la hacienda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They built their mansion on a converted sugar plantation.Construyeron su mansión en una hacienda de azúcar remodelada.
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plantation
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la plantación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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plantation [plænˈteɪʃən]
noun
[of tea, sugar etc] plantación (f); (large estate) hacienda (f); [of trees] arboleda (f); [of young trees] plantel (m); (Hist) colonia (f);
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Phrases with "plantation"
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coffee plantation
plantación de café
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