Definition of fazenda in English:


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Pronunciation: /fəˈzɛndə


  • An estate or large farm in Portugal, Brazil, and other Portuguese-speaking countries.
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    • 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.


Portuguese; compare with Spanish hacienda.

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