noun, plural en·co·mi·en·das [en-koh-mee-en-duhz, -kom-ee-; Spanish eng-kaw-myen-dahs]. /ɛnˌkoʊ miˈɛn dəz, -ˌkɒm i-; Spanish ˌɛŋ kɔˈmyɛn dɑs/. (formerly in Spanish America)
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The other work featured at the gallery is a video by Aragón, titled La Encomienda.
If he has an encomienda, in addition to this, as your Majesty has been informed, it is a very small one.The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898|Emma Helen Blair
He had come to the Indies as a layman, had held an encomienda after becoming a priest, but in 1514 had renounced it.
Hundreds of monasteries had been established, especially wherever there were Indians in encomienda.