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ha·ci·en·da

 (hä′sē-ĕn′də, ä′sē-)
n.
1. A large estate in a Spanish-speaking region.
2. The house of the owner of such an estate.

[Spanish, from Latin facienda, things to be done, from neuter pl. gerundive of facere, to do; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.]

hacienda

(ˌhæsɪˈɛndə)
(in Spain or Spanish-speaking countries) n
1. (Agriculture)
a. a ranch or large estate
b. any substantial stock-raising, mining, or manufacturing establishment in the country
2. (Architecture) the main house on such a ranch or plantation
[C18: from Spanish, from Latin facienda things to be done, from facere to do]

ha•ci•en•da

(ˌhɑ siˈɛn də)

n., pl. -das. (in Spanish America)
1. a large landed estate, esp. one used for farming or ranching.
2. the main house on such an estate.
[1710–20; < Sp]

hacienda

A Spanish word for a large ranch or ranch-house.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hacienda - a large estate in Spanish-speaking countrieshacienda - a large estate in Spanish-speaking countries
hacienda - the main house on a ranch or large estate
acres, demesne, landed estate, estate, land - extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"
2.hacienda - the main house on a ranch or large estate
house - a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families; "he has a house on Cape Cod"; "she felt she had to get out of the house"
hacienda - a large estate in Spanish-speaking countries
Translations

hacienda

[ˌhæsɪˈendə] N (US) → hacienda f

hacienda

nHazienda f
References in classic literature ?
I own many haciendas, and ten thousand Indians are my slaves, though the law says they are free men who work by freedom of contract.
He has large haciendas at Ambato and Latacunga, and down the coast is he interested in oil-wells.
After dark we reached the Hacienda of Quintero, the estate which formerly belonged to Lord Cochrane.
We crossed over to the Hacienda de San Isidro, situated at the very foot of the Bell Mountain.
The mayor-domo of the Hacienda was good enough to give me a guide and fresh horses; and in the morning we set out to ascend the Campana, or Bell Mountain, which is
Having slept at the same hacienda as before, we rode during the two succeeding days up the valley, and passed through Quillota, which is more like a collection of nursery-gardens than a town.
Desde octubre de 1787, ambos contadores se encontraban sin empleo y cobrando el total de sus haberes, al haber acordado la Corona que se suspendiese la introduccion de la contabilidad de partida doble en las Reales Haciendas de la Indias (51).
An activist farmers' group on Wednesday asked the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) to clarify the coverage of lands for distribution to farmers, and urged the department to include big landholdings and haciendas in the said distribution.
El poder de las haciendas sobre la poblacion indigena alcanzo su punto culminante, cuando en 1857 el gobierno del ecuador, al suprimir el tributo indigena, delego la administracion de la poblacion indigena al ambito de lo privado (Guerrero, 2000).
La rentabilidad del negocio azucarero se ha venido reduciendo en los ultimos anos (Sigala y Sigala, 2005) hasta desaparecer las siembras del referido rubro en su totalidad en algunas haciendas del area senalada y en otras se ha puesto en practica la diversificacion agricola tradicional hacia otros cultivos.
Es por ello, que prefieren sitios que combinan el descanso y la tranquilidad con el conocimiento y la cultura y eso, es algo que pueden encontrar en el sistema de haciendas que existe a lo largo de nuestro pais.
Aunque la historia sobre la conformacion de los grandes latifundios en Mexico ha ido enriqueciendose paulatinamente, aun faltan trabajos especificos sobre los mecanismos de nacimiento de las haciendas y las formas de aprovechamiento del suelo en las diversas regiones que conformaron la Nueva Espana.