Instead I ended my journey via motorcycle, traveling from one hacienda and ranchero to the next while sampling the local flavor.
At his Tucson hacienda he is a gracious host and a good neighbor.
Thus does every hacienda throughout Yucatan awake to its day's work.
They had found him in the cottonwoods below the road not five miles from the hacienda.
It is getting dusk already, and, dressed exactly like Pedro, I walk into the hacienda.
They feared that their presence had, in some way, become known to the peons of the hacienda.
For almost two hundred years the hacienda functioned to support the ecclesiastical schools of the order.
This horseman was the master of the hacienda, Don Augustin Peña.
The majordomo was as cool and calm as when he left the hacienda.
Saying this, he walked silently towards the hacienda, followed by the assassin.
1760, from Spanish hacienda "landed estate, plantation," earlier facienda, from Latin facienda "things to be done," from facere "to do" (see factitious). For noun use of a Latin gerundive, cf. agenda. The owner of one is a hacendado.
The change of Latin f- to Spanish h- is characteristic; e.g. hablar from fabulari, hacer from facere, hecho from factum, hermoso from formosum. Confusion of initial h- and f- was common in 16c. Spanish; the conquistador is known in contemporary records as both Hernando and Fernando Cortés.