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plantation

(plăn-tā′shŭn) [L. plantare, to plant]
Insertion of a tooth into the bony socket from which it may have been removed by accident, or transplantation of a tooth into the socket from which a tooth has just been removed. The transplanted tooth may come from the patient or a donor.
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The news and mutterings of great events were swiftly carried from one plantation to another.
I have heard reports to the effect that he was a white man who lived on one of the near-by plantations.
In order to defend and protect the women and children who were left on the plantations when the white males went to war, the slaves would have laid down their lives.
In short, I took all possible caution to preserve my effects and to keep up my plantation.
Upon those considerations, I went on with telling my husband the absolute necessity there was of our not settling in Potomac River, at least that we should be presently made public there; whereas if we went to any other place in the world, we should come in with as much reputation as any family that came to plant; that, as it was always agreeable to the inhabitants to have families come among them to plant, who brought substance with them, either to purchase plantations or begin new ones, so we should be sure of a kind, agreeable reception, and that without any possibility of a discovery of our circumstances.
ISLAMABAD -- Spring tree plantation campaign 2018 of National Highway Authority (NHA) was formally launched Thursday with plantation of saplings at Brahma Bahtar Interchange of Peshawar-Islamabad Motorway (M-1) and Shah Maqsood Interchange of Hazara Motorway.
ISLAMABAD -- Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) is working on a project to carry out tree plantation round the year to enhance the green character of Islamabad, says Mayor Sheikh Anser Aziz.
21 million plants to be planted in the metropolis during plantation drive.
The three plantation sites spanned 5,200 square meters.
During the meeting, Shri Gangwar said that objective of the amendment to the Plantations Labour Act, 1951 is to balance the requirement of both plantation workers and plantation owners.
Communist rebels have claimed to have fired at a plane that was spraying chemicals on a banana plantation in Tagbina town in Surigao, saying it served as a punitive action against environmentally destructive aerial spraying.
KARAK -- District and session judge Karak planted a sapling to inaugurate the plantation drive here on Saturday and said that plantation put pleasant effects on the weather.