(in Spanish America) a landed estate or a cattle ranch.
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How to use estancia in a sentence
He is accompanied by an engaging cast of characters, including the aforementioned Luna, who is the Robin to his Batman, and Edna, who keeps his gin glass full and feeds his animals whenever he is away from the estancia.In ‘The Whispering Land,’ a British naturalist collects travel tales — and animals with tails — in Argentina | Andrea Sachs | February 4, 2021 | Washington Post
The estancia itself consisted of a group of ranchos, in front of which two ombues shaded the palenque, where horses were tied.
The estancia house at Los Pajonales was a large brick building with a flat roof, surrounded by a stockade of posts.
But when they are here they never talk politics as they used to do; Don Carlos seems to think of nothing but of his estancia.
His estancia he but once visited all that spring, and then his visit was a short one, nearly all his time he spent in the city.
When I received your letter, telling me to come to town, the peons came crowding to the estancia to know if the Goths had landed.
British Dictionary definitions for estancia
(in Spanish America) a large estate or cattle ranch
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