Noun(1) a large estate in Spanish-speaking countries(2) the main house on a ranch or large estate
(1) In addition, an ill-prepared but nevertheless aggressive land reform resulted in the breakup of the hacienda estates and brought chaos to the countryside.(2) Villas here tend to be clustered into gated estates, but if you want something more authentically Mexican, try a hacienda .(3) Both groups were brought in to work as rural laborers in the large hacienda / estate holdings.(4) We drove on one hill and saw sprawling haciendas , with very high walls enclosing them and enormous gateways.(5) The discovery of oil in the 1970s might have brought new prosperity, but in fact the mass of the population remained poor and illiterate, with the great haciendas surviving intact.(6) Indigenous people in Chimborazo who were unable to meet their tribute or whose land was expropriated eventually became tied to the region's haciendas in a system of debt servitude that lasted until an agrarian reform in 1964.(7) All over, you'll find the dramatically dilapidated shells of haciendas - the former homes of the conquistadors, where plantation, processing plant and stately home were one and the same.(8) Silver-mining was only part of a sophisticated Mexican economy with large-scale farming and ranching on great estates called haciendas and a considerable amount of manufacturing in small workshops.(9) Most of these worked as domestics and laborers in urban areas, although some toiled on rural farms and haciendas .(10) Spanish settlers established haciendas in the lower part of the valley.
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