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EtymologyEdit

Portuguese fazenda (farm). Doublet of hacienda.

NounEdit

fazenda (plural fazendas)

  1. A Brazilian plantation, often associated with slavery during the colonial period.
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Fazenda de milho em São Paulo. — Maize farm in São Paulo.

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese fazenda, from Latin facienda, form of faciendus (which is to do), from faciō (do, make), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁- (to put, place, set). Cognate with Spanish hacienda.

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fazenda f (plural fazendas)

  1. farm (a place where agricultural activities take place)
    Synonyms: lavoura, quinta
  2. (economics) public finances
    Synonyms: verba, renda, finanças
  3. a cloth
    Synonyms: tecido, pano

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