estancia

[e-stahn-see-uh; Spanish es-tahn-syah]
noun, plural estancias [e-stahn-see-uhz; Spanish es-tahn-syahs] .
(in Spanish America) a landed estate or a cattle ranch.

Origin:
1695–1705; < American Spanish, Spanish: dwelling

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estancia (ɪˈstænsɪə, Spanish esˈtansia)
 
n
(in Spanish America) a large estate or cattle ranch
 
[C18: from American Spanish, from Spanish: dwelling, from Vulgar Latin stantia (unattested) a remaining, from Latin stāre to stand]

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estancia

in the Rio de la Plata region of Argentina and Uruguay, an extensive rural estate largely devoted to cattle ranching and to some extent to the raising of feed grain

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