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  • There were bare gas lines in many locations because the upstairs and downstairs "estancias" and the master bedroom had gas heaters.

    Renovating our Morelia house

  • If their surprise was great, mine was greater, to find such ignorance among people who possessed their thousands of cattle, and "estancias" of great extent.

    Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle

  • A peculiar feature of this storm was that it was not at all general; at the neighbouring "estancias" it was not felt at all, and some of the

    Argentina from a British Point of View

  • Same in more austral Patagonia, in Calafate, Santa Cruz province, an historic crossroads for selling cattle and sheep, a magnet for dodgy adventurers in search of limitless estancias, and today a boutique pueblo with a totally dollarized economy.

    Pepe Escobar: Patagonia: The End of the World Is on Sale

  • The surgeon Alonso López de Hinojosos, whose book Suma y recopilación de cirugia con un arte para sangrar muy útil y provechosa was published in Mexico City in 1578, wrote this work for: "those that are outside of the city in mines and estancias, towns and remote areas, who lack the convenient remedies."

    Pestilence and Headcolds: Encountering Illness in Colonial Mexico

  • By 1579, and doubtless before, more than 200,000 sheep from the Querétaro region covered every September the 300 or 400 kilometers to the green meadows of Lake Chapala and the western part of Michoacán; the following May, they would return to their estancias.

    Did you know? Sheep and environmental damage in Mexico

  • Now he was talking about Argentina, of the great estancias on the Pampas and the gauchos, the Argentine cowpokes.

    Come Again No More

  • Ello contrastaba enormemente con el absentismo real casi permanente – seis cortas estancias de don Fernando en Barcelona entre 1479 y 1506 – de los países de la Corona catalano-aragonesa.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • - A horse needs special training for polo and nobody can do this better than certain stable hands, known as "petiseros", at the "estancias" (ranches).

    Polo and Pato

  • - A leather basket with handles and a duck inside it was placed midway between two estancias (ranches) or Indian encampments.

    Polo and Pato

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