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hacendado

[hah-sen-dah-doh, ah-sen-] /ˌhɑ sɛnˈdɑ doʊ, ˌɑ sɛn-/
noun, plural hacendados.
1.
the owner of a hacienda.
Also, haciendado.
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  • If the hacendado hosted a fiesta, he might leave the details to his wife or the mayordomo.

    The Haciendas of Mexico Paul Alexander Bartlett
  • The hacendado, his family, and staff ate an early breakfast.

    The Haciendas of Mexico Paul Alexander Bartlett
  • He had promised his father, whose property was stolen by an hacendado, that he would recover it for him.

    The Haciendas of Mexico Paul Alexander Bartlett
  • In the big house, dinners were elaborate—the hacendado presiding.

    The Haciendas of Mexico Paul Alexander Bartlett
  • Blackbirds were hacendado birds: he had often thought of them that way: they were the black plunderers.

    When the Owl Cries Paul Bartlett
  • All were responsible to the hacendado who lived on the hacienda or who was an absentee owner-administrator.

    The Haciendas of Mexico Paul Alexander Bartlett
  • Your hacendado master contrives that you cannot pay even his usurious interest.

    The Missourian Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle

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