manzana

noun
man·​za·​na | \mənˈzänə\
plural -s

Definition of manzana 

: any of several units of land area used especially in Central America that average around 1.7 acres

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History and Etymology for manzana

American Spanish, from Spanish, apple, block of houses, from Old Spanish mazana, maçana apple, from Latin (mala) Matiana, from mala apples + Matiana, neuter plural of Matianus of Matius, from C. Matius, 1st century b.c. Roman writer on gastronomy + Latin -anus -an

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