Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A large estate or cattle ranch in Spanish America.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A mansion; a dwelling; an establishment; in Spanish America, a landed estate; a domain.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Spanish America A grazing farm; a country house.

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  • noun Latin America A large rural estate; a kind of ranch.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Spanish, room, enclosure, country estate, from Vulgar Latin *stantia, something standing, from Latin stāns, stant-, present participle of stāre, to stand; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

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