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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [hah-see-en-duh; Spanish ah-syen-dah]
    • /ˌhɑ siˈɛn də; Spanish ɑˈsyɛn dɑ/
    • /hæsɪˈendə/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [hah-see-en-duh; Spanish ah-syen-dah]
    • /ˌhɑ siˈɛn də; Spanish ɑˈsyɛn dɑ/

Definitions of hacienda word

  • noun plural hacienda a large landed estate, especially one used for farming or ranching. 1
  • noun plural hacienda the main house on such an estate. 1
  • noun plural hacienda a stock raising, mining, or manufacturing establishment in the country. 1
  • noun hacienda (in Spanish-speaking regions) A large estate or plantation with a dwelling house. 1
  • noun hacienda large estate in Latin America 1
  • countable noun hacienda A hacienda is a large ranch or plantation, especially in a Spanish-speaking country. 0

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Origin of hacienda

First appearance:

before 1710
One of the 50% oldest English words
1710-20; < Spanish < Latin facienda things to be done or made, neuter plural of faciendus, gerund of facere to do1, make

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hacienda popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 77% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for hacienda

noun hacienda

  • plantation — a town in S Florida.
  • mansion — a very large, impressive, or stately residence.
  • ranch — an establishment maintained for raising livestock under range conditions.
  • farmhouse — a house on a farm, especially the one used by the farmer and farmer's family.

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