hacendado

[hah-sen-dah-doh, ah-sen-]
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Historical Examples of hacendado

  • In the big house, dinners were elaborate—the hacendado presiding.

    The Haciendas of Mexico

    Paul Alexander Bartlett

  • The hacendado, his family, and staff ate an early breakfast.

    The Haciendas of Mexico

    Paul Alexander Bartlett

  • Your hacendado master contrives that you cannot pay even his usurious interest.

    The Missourian

    Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle

  • If the hacendado hosted a fiesta, he might leave the details to his wife or the mayordomo.

    The Haciendas of Mexico

    Paul Alexander Bartlett

  • Blackbirds were hacendado birds: he had often thought of them that way: they were the black plunderers.

    When the Owl Cries

    Paul Bartlett