Meaning of fanega


Pronunciation: (fu-nā'gu Sp. fä-ne'gä), [key]
— pl. -gas
  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).
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