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Hacienda   /hˌæsiˈɛndə/   Listen
Hacienda

noun
1.
A large estate in Spanish-speaking countries.
2.
The main house on a ranch or large estate.






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"Hacienda" Quotes from Famous Books



... westward, I perceive the sheen of water: it is a reach of the great river that glances under the setting sun. The river curves at that point; and the summit of a gentle hill, half girdled by the stream, is crowned by the low white walls of a hacienda. Though only one story high, this hacienda appears, from its extent, and the style of its architecture, to be a noble mansion. Like all of its class, it is flat-roofed; but the parapet is crenated, and small ornamental turrets over the angles and the ...
— The War Trail - The Hunt of the Wild Horse • Mayne Reid

... of y'u. Seems to me"—Mac's sarcastic eye trailed around to include all those who had been singing her praises—"the new queen of this hacienda won't have no trouble at all picking a prince consort when she gets round to it. Here's Wun Hop, not what y'u might call anxious, but ce'tainly willing. Then Denver's some in the turtle-dove business, according ...
— Wyoming, a Story of the Outdoor West • William MacLeod Raine



Words linked to "Hacienda" :   land, house, acres, landed estate, estate, demesne



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