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caballeria


caballeria


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Caballeria  \Ca`bal*le*ri"a\,  n.  [Sp.  See  {Caballero}.] 
  An  ancient  Spanish  land  tenure  similar  to  the  English 
  knight's  fee;  hence  in  Spain  and  countries  settled  by  the 
  Spanish,  a  land  measure  of  varying  size.  In  Cuba  it  is  about 
  33  acres;  in  Porto  Rico,  about  194  acres;  in  the  Southwestern 
  United  States,  about  108  acres.