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[fah-ne-gah-th ah]
noun, plural fa·ne·ga·das [fah-ne-gah-th ahs] /ˌfɑ nɛˈgɑ ðɑs/.
  1. a unit of land measure in Spanish-speaking countries varying from 1.25 to 1.75 acres (0.5 to 0.7 hectare).
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Origin of fanegada

From Spanish; see origin at fanega, -ade1
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Historical Examples of fanegada

  • The fifth, the number of plants in a Spanish "fanegada" of 170 varras, about 153 square yards.

    The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom

    P. L. Simmonds