noun \e-ˈstän(t)s-(ˌ)yä\

Definition of ESTANCIA

:  a South American cattle ranch or stock farm

Origin of ESTANCIA

American Spanish, from Spanish, stay, room, from Vulgar Latin *stantia — more at stance
First Known Use: 1704


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