[fah-ne-gah-th ah] /ˌfɑ nɛˈgɑ ðɑ/
noun, plural fanegadas
[fah-ne-gah-th ahs] /ˌfɑ nɛˈgɑ ðɑs/ (Show IPA)
a unit of land measure in Spanish-speaking countries varying from 1.25 to 1.75 acres (0.5 to 0.7 hectare).
[fuh-ney-guh; Spanish fah-ne-gah] /fəˈneɪ gə; Spanish fɑˈnɛ gɑ/ noun, plural fanegas [fuh-ney-guh z; Spanish fah-ne-gahs] /fəˈneɪ gəz; Spanish fɑˈnɛ gɑs/ (Show IPA) 1. a unit of dry measure in Spanish-speaking countries, equal in Spain to 1.58 U.S. bushels (55.7 liters). 2. a Mexican unit of land measure, equal to 8.81 acres (3.57 hectares).
[feyn] /feɪn/ noun 1. a temple. 2. Archaic. a church. /feɪn/ noun 1. (archaic or poetic) a temple or shrine n. “weathercock,” late 14c., from Old English fana “flag, banner,” from Proto-Germanic *fanon (cf. Old Frisian fana, Gothic fana “piece of cloth,” Old High German fano, German Fahne “flag, standard”); possibly cognate with Latin pannus […]
[fan-l, -yuh l; formerly fuhn-l; spelling pronunciation fan-yoo-uh l] /ˈfæn l, -yəl; formerly ˈfʌn l; spelling pronunciation ˈfæn yu əl/ noun 1. Peter, 1700–43, American merchant: builder of Faneuil Hall.
noun 1. a market house and public hall in Boston, Massachusetts, called “the Cradle of Liberty” because it was used as a meeting place by American patriots immediately before the Revolutionary War.