hacienda hacienda  /ˌhæ si ˈɛn də/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a large estate in Spanish-speaking countries
  2. (n) the main house on a ranch or large estate

Usage(s):

  1. By 1960 he had his own gang, and moved his family and followers onto a 10,000-acre hacienda near the foot of snow-topped Mount Huilaafter killing the hacienda's owner.
  2. Onassis, say associates in Athens, promised Jackie both his villa on the French Riviera and a hacienda in Mexico.
  3. Three years ago, jauntily riding home from a successful business trip, Seor Fimbres found his hacienda ransacked, his wife lying horribly mutilated on her bed.

News

  1. Sunset World Reopens Alebrije Gastronomic Performance Restaurant

    This new culinary concept reopens in the Hacienda Tres Ríos Resort, Spa & Nature Park, where the best prehispanic, colonial and contemporary Mexican recipes can be discovered, enjoyed, rescued and combined. (PRWeb June 16, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10837330.htm
    on June 16, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Sunset World Organizes Pop Culture Fest Showcasing Mexico’s Cultural Wealth

    This grand exhibition of Mexico’s roots, folklore and traditions, never before seen in the hotel industry, will take place from June 16 to 21 in the Hacienda Tres Ríos Resort, Spa & Nature Park ecotourism complex. (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10836502.htm
    on June 15, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Hacienda Heights summer camp makes science fun

    Science can be lots of fun, just ask the kids attending summer classes at the Youth Science Center in Hacienda Heights.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune

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Quotes

  1. Irvine Welsh said: "Tony was always a great evangelist for Manchester and his music. I first met him in the Hacienda and then again a few years later when I got into writing. What always struck me was the way he never talked down to people, he...
    on Jun 21, 2008 By: Irvine Welsh Source: Blackpool Gazette

  2. Hook told The Manchester Evening News: "I realised I'd bored my friends for years with tales from The Hacienda so now I thought I'd bore the general public with it. But once I started to get into the writing I realised what a huge endeavour it was,...
    on Sep 5, 2006 By: Peter Hook Source: DotMusic.com

  3. Rio said: "My iPod has the greatest variety. But some of the young European lads don't appreciate old Hacienda house music. PATRICE EVRA gets involved with selecting dressing room music. He caters for the foreign lads a bit more with his Euro pop."
    on Apr 3, 2008 By: Rio Ferdinand Source: The Sun

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