Example sentences for: plantations

How can you use “plantations” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It also happens to be the site of one of the world's most important archeological discoveries, known as Java Man, and of vast coffee plantations (hence the common usage of the term java to mean coffee).

  • Herbert Gutman's The Black Family in Slavery and Freedom 1750-1925 (1976) showed that slave families, while often broken up when members were sold or assigned to different plantations, were remarkably monogamous and stable.

  • Ashore, fields of sugarcane and banana plantations drape steep hills and rolling plains.

  • Amid fields of big green leaves ripening in the sun and plantations covered in canvas sheets stand wooden tobacco barns.

  • This has been supplemented by the spread of lucrative palm oil plantations, the discovery of rich new reserves of petroleum and natural gas off the north coast of Borneo and the east coast of the peninsula, and development of manufacturing and tourism industries.


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