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hacienda


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hacienda  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hacienda 
  n  1:  a  large  estate  in  Spanish-speaking  countries 
  2:  the  main  house  on  a  ranch  or  large  estate 




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