Definition of Fanega

1. n. A dry measure in Spain and Spanish America, varying from 1&?; to 2&?; bushels; also, a measure of land.

Definition of Fanega

1. Noun. Any of various units of dry capacity, mass and land area used in Spain and the Spanish-speaking world; originally a unit of dry capacity used for grain. ¹

2. Noun. A former unit of area, the amount of land that would be sown with a fanega of seed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fanega

1. a Spanish unit of dry measure [n -S]

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Literary usage of Fanega

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1903)
"The argument of the government is that the quantity covered by the grant was only enough land to plant half a fanega of corn, a little more or less, ..."

2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1903)
"The argument of the government is that the quantity covered by the grant was only enough land to plant half a fanega of corn, я little more or leas, ..."

3. The Town of San Felipe and Colonial Cacao Economies by Eugenio Piñero (1994)
"Based on computations made on a previous section each fanega would have sold in Cadiz for nearly 45 pesos.229 The 471 fanegas total price would have been ..."

4. The Missions and Missionaries of California by Zephyrin Engelhardt (1913)
"fanega of wheat; $1.50 per fanega of corn; $2.50 per fanega of beans; $8.00 per barrel of wine; and $35 per barrel of brandy. ..."

5. Journal of a recent visit to the principal vineyards of Spain and France by James Busby (1834)
"There is a piece of land, adjoining their own, which they are anxious to buy ; they would give for it 1500 rials per fanega—to plant it with vines would ..."

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