noun, plural ha·ci·en·das [hah-see-en-duhz; Spanish ah-syen-dahs]. /ˌhɑ siˈɛn dəz; Spanish ɑˈsyɛn dɑs/. (in Spanish America)
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At his Tucson hacienda he is a gracious host and a good neighbor.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
We could hear the rush of the river from the old hacienda we were using as a location.Nine Amazing Places To Skinny Dip Around The World|Erin Cunningham|September 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Instead I ended my journey via motorcycle, traveling from one hacienda and ranchero to the next while sampling the local flavor.Best Mexican Food in New York City: The Daily Beast Takes a Tour|Michelle Gross|May 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
His duties keep him at present at the Larch-tree hacienda, where there is going to be a grand hunt in a few days.
We have still three hours of night; let us profit by them to rest, in order to be ready to start for the hacienda at sunrise.
From that night we were accorded all the privileges of honored guests in the great hacienda.A Fortune Hunter; Or, The Old Stone Corral|John Dunloe Carteret
He belonged to a hacienda in Bernalillo, a hundred miles or more west of Santa Fé.Overland|John William De Forest
The wealthy elite sons and daughters of the hacienda studied at institutions of higher learning abroad.The Haciendas of Mexico|Paul Alexander Bartlett
British Dictionary definitions for hacienda
noun (in Spain or Spanish-speaking countries)
- a ranch or large estate
- any substantial stock-raising, mining, or manufacturing establishment in the country