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an area of land that serves as a barrier
buffer
buf
Areas of land on or near the borders between countries, colonies, or regions.
borderlands
bord
a military fort built for the protection of setttlers in the Spanish borderlands
presidio
pres
long lasting
permanent
perm
not plentiful
scarce
scar
A large estate (Spanish)
hacienda
hac
self-supporting
self-sufficient
self
a small community of Catholic religiouis workers in the Spanish colonies
mission
miss
1460-1521
Spanish explorer who landed on the North American mainland in 1513 in what is now Florida
Ponce de Leon, Juan
Pon
1519-1574
Spanish leader of settlers in St. Augustine, Florida, the first permanent European settlement in what is now the United States
Menendez de Aviles, Pedro
Men
1713-1784
Spanish missionary who helped build a string of missions in California
Serra, Father Junipero
Ser