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(hä′sĕn-dä′dō, ä′sĕn-) also ha·ci·en·da·do (hä′sē-ĕn-dä′dō, ä′sē-)
n. pl. ha·cen·da·dos also ha·ci·en·da·dos
The owner or manager of a hacienda.

[American Spanish, from Spanish hacienda; see hacienda.]
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(ˌhæsɛnˈdɑːdəʊ) (ˌæsɪɛnˈdɑːdəʊ) or


n, pl -dados
a person who owns or supervises a hacienda
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