hacienda


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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
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After dark we reached the Hacienda of Quintero, the estate which formerly belonged to Lord Cochrane.
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