And that's the way it's ultimately always been with Microsoft, the plantation master of the digital world.
He was a plantation houseboy in Virginia and did, as Cecil does in the film, leave in the pursuit of better employment.
They've been saying to blacks, for example, get off that Democratic plantation and join us.
We are only familiar with the word because we are familiar with the Ku Klux Klan, lynchings, slavery, and plantation rape.
The neighborhood must have been especially built for the plantation workers.
I am going to Italy to see about those silk-worms for the plantation, that father was interested in.
What was to become of the slaves on this plantation now that the master was dead?
I recently saw a plantation in Sicily, of which the product was exported to America.
There was plenty to do on the plantation, and there was no good cause for sending me away.
Every morning the driver blew the horn or rang the plantation bell to summon slaves to their work.
mid-15c., "action of planting," from Middle French plantation, from Latin plantationem (nominative plantatio) "a planting," noun of action from past participle stem of plantare "to plant" (see plant). Historically used for "colony, settlement in a new land" (1610s); meaning "large farm on which tobacco or cotton is grown" is first recorded 1706.