Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of tea planter in English:
A proprietor or cultivator of a tea plantation.
- On his first visit to the mountain in 1913 while in the Army, he disguised himself as an Indian tea planter and made his first abortive excursion into Tibet.
- On 19 December of that year he married Iona Mhari Natalie Elliot, whose father has been a tea planter in Assam.
- Born in 1940 in India, where his father was a second-generation tea planter, he was sent ‘home’ to boarding school in England at the age of six.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.