Definition of Hacienda

1. Noun. A large estate in Spanish-speaking countries.

Generic synonyms: Acres, Demesne, Estate, Land, Landed Estate



2. Noun. The main house on a ranch or large estate.
Generic synonyms: House

Definition of Hacienda

1. n. 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.

Definition of Hacienda

1. Noun. a large homestead in a ranch or estate usually in places where Colonial Spanish culture has had architectural influence. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hacienda

1. an estate [n -S]

Medical Definition of Hacienda

1. 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. Origin: Sp, fr. OSp. Facienda employment, estate, fr. L. Facienda, pl. Of faciendum what is to be done, fr. Facere to do. See Fact. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hacienda

haceks
hacendado
hacendados
hacheck
hachecks
hachek
hacheks
hachement
hachimycin
hachis
hachoo
hachure
hachured
hachures
hachuring
hacienda (current term)
haciendado
haciendados
haciendas
hack-and-slash
hack-driver
hack driver
hack into
hack it
hack job
hack off
hack on
hack saw
hack saws

Literary usage of Hacienda

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1. Incidents of Travel in Yucatan by John Lloyd Stephens (1848)
"These pistols had never shown any particular antipathy to Indians, and had never shot one before ; but, hurrying back to the hacienda, we found the poor ..."

2. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1909)
"Republic (fsl), Sec. de hacienda, cont'd. de 24 de Noviembre de 1849, publicado por bando el 26 de marzo de 1850. México, Imprenta de VG Torres, 1850. 62 p. ..."

3. Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan by John Lloyd Stephens (1841)
"The hacienda was only valuable from its vicinity to ... of the Senores Aycinena were at the hacienda to superintend the operations. ..."

4. Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries by Charles Darwin (1890)
"We crossed over to the hacienda de San Isidro, situated at the very foot of ... 1 r - **&:i^ 5 -:& hacienda, CONDOR, CACTUS, ETC. southward ; in these the ..."

5. Nicaragua: Its People, Scenery, Monuments, and the Proposed Interoceanic by Ephraim George Squier (1852)
"... THUNDER-STORM—THE ORACION—hacienda OF SAX ANTONIO ... teries of hacienda life, we had at once accepted. l"p to tliu tinw, however (Sept. ..."

6. Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico by John Russell Bartlett (1854)
"Parras—Its vineyards—Numerous springs—Orchards—Plantations of the Agave—Extent of its cultivation—Pulque—hacienda Arriba—Its extensive wine vaults and ..."

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