la hacienda
-the estate
See the entry for hacienda.

hacienda

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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (property)
a. estate
Se hospedaron en un hotel que había sido una hacienda.They stayed in a hotel that was once an estate.
2. (farm)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. ranch
Crían ganado lechero en la hacienda.They raise dairy cattle on their ranch.
3. (estate)
a. plantation
Cosechan caña de azúcar en su hacienda en Puerto Rico.They grow sugar cane on their plantation in Puerto Rico.
b. hacienda
Margarita se crió en la hacienda de sus abuelos en Cuba.Margarita grew up on her grandparents' hacienda in Cuba.
4. (cattle) (Southern Cone)
a. cattle
La faena de hacienda de noviembre bajó debido a precios más altos de carne de res.The slaughter of cattle in November was down due to higher beef prices.
5. (assets)
a. wealth
Tras años de sacrificio, lograron aumentar la hacienda familiar al nivel anterior.After years of sacrifice, they were able to increase the family's wealth to its previous level.
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hacienda
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (finca)
a. country estate o property
2. (bienes)
a. property
3. (del estado)
a.
pagar a Haciendato pay the Inland Revenue, the IRS
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hacienda
1 (finca) country estate; (Latinoamérica) ranch; (Caribe) sugar plantation
2 (bienes) property
3 (S. Cone) (ganado) cattle; livestock
4 (Economía) (also Ministerio de Hacienda) Treasury; Exchequer; Treasury Department; (EEUU)
Hacienda me debe mucho dinero the Inland Revenue owes me a lot of money
(also delegación de Hacienda) tax office;(also hacienda pública)
supondría un desembolso enorme para la hacienda pública it would involve a massive outlay of public funds o money; ha defraudado a la hacienda pública he has defrauded the public purse
5 haciendas (domésticas) household chores
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