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 (fĭng′kə, fēng′kä)
A rural property, especially a large farm or ranch, in Spanish America.

[American Spanish, from Spanish, real estate, from Old Spanish fincar, to pitch tents, reside, from Vulgar Latin *fīgicāre, to fasten, from Latin fīgere; see dhīgw- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]


a villa, estate or ranch (in Spain or Spanish-speaking areas of the Americas)
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