One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Now especially in the south-western United States: a piece of land, typically one situated in a secluded or sheltered area such as a valley or river bend.
Late 16th century; earliest use found in Richard Hakluyt (?1552–1616), geographer. From Spanish rincón corner; further etymology uncertain: perhaps from a Spanish Arabic variant (with epenthetic vowel) of Arabic rukn corner.
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