Hacienda meaning

häsē-ĕndə, äsē-
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The house of the owner of such an estate.
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In Spanish America,
  • A large estate, ranch, or plantation.
  • The main dwelling on any of these.
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A large homestead in a ranch or estate usually in places where Colonial Spanish culture has had architectural influence.
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A large estate in a Spanish-speaking region.
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Origin of hacienda

  • Spanish from Latin facienda things to be done from neuter pl. gerundive of facere to do dhē- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Spanish hacienda

    From Wiktionary