ha·ci·en·da (hä′sē-ĕndə, ä′sē-)
1. A large estate in a Spanish-speaking region.
2. The house of the owner of such an estate.
[Spanish, from Latin facienda, things to be done, from neuter pl. gerundive of facere, to do; see dhē- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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