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Meaning of HACIENDA

Pronunciation:  `hâsee'endu

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the main house on a ranch or large estate
  2. [n]  a large estate in Spanish-speaking countries

HACIENDA is a 8 letter word that starts with H.


 See Also: acres, demesne, estate, hacienda, hacienda, house, land, landed estate



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ha`ci*en"da\ (? or ?), n. [Sp., fr. OSp. facienda
employment, estate, fr. L. facienda, pl. of faciendum what is
to be done, fr. facere to do. See {Fact}.]
A large estate where work of any kind is done, as
agriculture, manufacturing, mining, or raising of animals; a
cultivated farm, with a good house, in distinction from a
farming establishment with rude huts for herdsmen, etc.; -- a
word used in Spanish-American regions.

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