encomienda

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish encomienda ‎(grant).

Noun[edit]

encomienda ‎(plural encomiendas)

  1. (historical) A Spanish-American estate, which was compromised of land and Native American inhabitants, and granted to one of the early military adventurers.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1914

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

encomienda f ‎(plural encomiendas)

  1. parcel
  2. order
  3. encomienda

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Verb[edit]

encomienda

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of encomendar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of encomendar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of encomendar.