quinta

noun
quin·ta | \ˈkin-tə, ˈkēn- \

Definition of quinta 

: a country villa or estate especially in Portugal or Latin America

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The genteel decor takes its cues from the quintas (farms) of local wine grandees, and each room features photographs and accessories contributed by a different Portuguese winemaker. Condé Nast Traveler, "The Yeatman Hotel," 20 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of quinta

1754, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for quinta

Spanish & Portuguese, quinta, farm rented at one fifth of its income, from Latin, feminine of quintus fifth

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