Definition of finca in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈfɪŋkə


(In Spain and Spanish-speaking countries) a country estate; a ranch.
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  • We're taking city breaks, spa breaks and walking holidays; we're visiting vineyards and art galleries, playing golf and learning tennis; and we're staying in mountain lodges, converted farmhouses and restored fincas.
  • In Guatemala, by nightfall on April 17th indigenous peasant organizations had occupied 14 fincas (private land holdings) covering over 5,076 hectares.
  • Today, tourism has moved out of its ghettoes, with fincas, farmhouses and stone cottages reimagined as hotels and villas.


early 20th century: from Spanish, from fincar 'cultivate', perhaps from Latin figere 'fix, fasten, plant'.

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