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fazenda

Syllabification: fa·zen·da
Pronunciation: /fəˈzendə
 
/

Definition of fazenda in English:

noun

An estate or large farm in Portugal, Brazil, and other Portuguese-speaking countries.
Example sentences
  • A Brazilian colonel had a fazenda (farm or ranch) and regularly flew down to it.
  • Out of control, we whipped past a small fazenda, narrowly missing a truck coming from the opposite direction.
  • Now the fazenda runs just 100 cattle on its 19,000 acres, and its mission has shifted to research, conservation, and low-impact tourism.

Origin

Portuguese (see hacienda).

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