Definition of Plantocracy

1. n. Government by planters; planters, collectively.



Definition of Plantocracy

1. Noun. Government by planters. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Plantocracy

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Medical Definition of Plantocracy

1. Government by planters; planters, collectively. Origin: Planter + -cracy, as in democracy. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plantocracy

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plantigrada
plantigrade
plantigrade mammal
plantigrades
plantin'
planting
plantings
plantless
plantlet
plantlets
plantlife
plantlike
plantlike flagellate
plantocracies
plantocracy (current term)
plants
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planula
planulae
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planum

Literary usage of Plantocracy

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1. The Ordeal of Free Labor in the British West Indies by William Grant Sewell (1861)
"THE planters of Jamaica constitute no longer the overruling oligarchy, or "plantocracy," that they once actually were, and are still somewhat insolently ..."

2. The Ordeal of Free Labor in the British West Indies by Wm G Sewell (1863)
"This was the old plantocracy—the generous, hospitable, improvident, domineering plantocracy of Jamaica. Their power no longer predominates. ..."

3. Pulpit Politics: Or, Ecclesiastical Legislation on Slavery, in Its by David Christy (1862)
"t " This was the old plantocracy—the generous, hospitable, improvident, domineering plantocracy of Jamaica. ..."

4. The Jamaica Movement: For Promoting the Enforcement of the Slave-trade by David Turnbull (1850)
"... it was regarded as a very clever manoeuvre to glut them with bozal negroes, and to inspire the plantocracy with the salutary dread of a servile war. ..."

5. Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country (1877)
"... which the coolie is held up for our pity as the artless victim of a tyrant ' plantocracy,' possessed with an obscene preference for sugar over 'souls. ..."

6. A Trip to the Tropics and Home Through America by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell Argyll (1867)
"The representatives of the plantocracy on board said they would have no objection to the annual contracts for labour, but they ask how such an engagement ..."

7. The Ordeal of Free Labor in the British West Indies by William Grant Sewell (1861)
"THE planters of Jamaica constitute no longer the overruling oligarchy, or "plantocracy," that they once actually were, and are still somewhat insolently ..."

8. The Ordeal of Free Labor in the British West Indies by Wm G Sewell (1863)
"This was the old plantocracy—the generous, hospitable, improvident, domineering plantocracy of Jamaica. Their power no longer predominates. ..."

9. Pulpit Politics: Or, Ecclesiastical Legislation on Slavery, in Its by David Christy (1862)
"t " This was the old plantocracy—the generous, hospitable, improvident, domineering plantocracy of Jamaica. ..."

10. The Jamaica Movement: For Promoting the Enforcement of the Slave-trade by David Turnbull (1850)
"... it was regarded as a very clever manoeuvre to glut them with bozal negroes, and to inspire the plantocracy with the salutary dread of a servile war. ..."

11. Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country (1877)
"... which the coolie is held up for our pity as the artless victim of a tyrant ' plantocracy,' possessed with an obscene preference for sugar over 'souls. ..."

12. A Trip to the Tropics and Home Through America by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell Argyll (1867)
"The representatives of the plantocracy on board said they would have no objection to the annual contracts for labour, but they ask how such an engagement ..."

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