Definition of tea planter in English:

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tea planter

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noun

A proprietor or cultivator of a tea plantation.
Example sentences
  • 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.

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