la estancia
-the stay
See the entry for estancia.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (visit)
a. stay
Planearon una estancia de tres noches.They planned a three-night stay.
2. (large room)
a. room
La sala de su casa es una estancia impresionante.The living room of their house is an impressive room.
3. (farm)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. cattle ranch
Siempre visitábamos la estancia de mis abuelos.We always used to visit my grandparents' cattle ranch.
4. (property, land)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
a. country estate
Su familia tiene una estancia bonita en Santo Domingo.His family has a beautiful country estate in Santo Domingo.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (tiempo)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. stay
2. (habitación)
a. room
3. (hacienda) (Southern Cone)
a. cattle ranch
1 (permanencia) stay
durante su estancia en Londres during his stay in London
2 (cuarto) living room
3 (Latinoamérica) [de ganado] farm; cattle ranch; (hacienda) country estate; (Caribe) (quinta pequeña) small farm; smallholding
4 (Literat) stanza
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