Farm vs. Plantation

Farm vs. Plantation — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Farm and Plantation

Farmnoun

A place where agricultural and similar activities take place, especially the growing of crops or the raising of livestock.

Plantationnoun

A large farm; estate or area of land designated for agricultural growth. Often includes housing for the owner and workers.

Farmnoun

A tract of land held on lease for the purpose of cultivation.

Plantationnoun

An area where trees are planted for commercial purposes.

Farmnoun

A location used for an industrial purpose, having many similar structures

fuel farmwind farmantenna farm

Plantationnoun

The importation of large numbers of workers and soldiers to displace the local population, such as in medieval Ireland and in the Caribbean.

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Farmnoun

(computing) A group of coordinated servers.

a render farma server farm

Plantationnoun

an estate where cash crops are grown on a large scale (especially in tropical areas)

Farmnoun

(obsolete) Food; provisions; a meal.

Plantationnoun

a newly established colony (especially in the colonization of North America);

the practice of sending convicted criminals to serve on the Plantations was common in the 17th century

Farmnoun

(obsolete) A banquet; feast.

Plantationnoun

garden consisting of a small cultivated wood without undergrowth

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Farmnoun

(obsolete) A fixed yearly amount (food, provisions, money, etc.) payable as rent or tax.

Farmnoun

(historical) A fixed yearly sum accepted from a person as a composition for taxes or other moneys which he is empowered to collect; also, a fixed charge imposed on a town, county, etc., in respect of a tax or taxes to be collected within its limits.

Farmnoun

(historical) The letting-out of public revenue to a ‘farmer’; the privilege of farming a tax or taxes.

Farmnoun

The body of farmers of public revenues.

Farmnoun

The condition of being let at a fixed rent; lease; a lease.

Farmverb

(intransitive) To work on a farm, especially in the growing and harvesting of crops.

Farmverb

(transitive) To devote (land) to farming.

Farmverb

(transitive) To grow (a particular crop).

Farmverb

To give up to another, as an estate, a business, the revenue, etc., on condition of receiving in return a percentage of what it yields; to farm out.

to farm the taxes

Farmverb

(obsolete) To lease or let for an equivalent, e.g. land for a rent; to yield the use of to proceeds.

Farmverb

(obsolete) To take at a certain rent or rate.

Farmverb

To engage in grinding (repetitive activity) in a particular area or against specific enemies for a particular drop or item.

Farmnoun

workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit;

it takes several people to work the farm

Farmverb

be a farmer; work as a farmer;

My son is farming in California

Farmverb

collect fees or profits

Farmverb

cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques;

The Bordeaux region produces great red winesThey produce good ham in ParmaWe grow wheat hereWe raise hogs here