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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fing-kuh; Spanish feeng-kah]
    • /ˈfɪŋ kə; Spanish ˈfiŋ kɑ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fing-kuh; Spanish feeng-kah]
    • /ˈfɪŋ kə; Spanish ˈfiŋ kɑ/

Definitions of finca word

  • noun plural finca a ranch or large farm in a Spanish-speaking country, especially a plantation in tropical Spanish America. 1
  • noun finca (in Spanish-speaking regions) a country estate; a ranch. 1
  • noun finca a villa, estate or ranch (in Spain or Spanish-speaking areas of the Americas) 0
  • noun finca an estate or plantation in Spain or Spanish America 0

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Origin of finca

First appearance:

before 1905
One of the 15% newest English words
1905-10; < Spanish: property, real estate, farm (apparently orig., amount left over; hence, a sum of money > income from a property > the property itself), derivative of Old Spanish fincar to remain, stative derivative of fincar (Spanish hincar) to drive in, fix, sink (a nail), alteration of ficar (< Vulgar Latin *fīgicāre, for Latin fīgere; cf. fichu), with -n- perhaps from dial. finsar to mark out (ultimately < *fīxāre; see fix)

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Parts of speech for Finca


finca popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 78% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for finca

noun finca

  • parcel — an object, article, container, or quantity of something wrapped or packed up; small package; bundle.
  • area — An area is a particular part of a town, a country, a region, or the world.
  • farm — processor farm
  • residence — the place, especially the house, in which a person lives or resides; dwelling place; home: Their residence is in New York City.
  • ranch — an establishment maintained for raising livestock under range conditions.

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