eji·​do | \ eˈḵēt͟hō, eˈhē- \
plural ejidos\ -​ōs \

Definition of ejido

1 : a tract of land held in common by the inhabitants of a Mexican village and farmed cooperatively or individually : common
2 : a Mexican village having an ejido
3 : a system of communal land tenure in Mexico — compare hacienda

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History and Etymology for ejido

Mexican Spanish, from Spanish, common land in a village used for pasturage or threshing, from Latin exitus departure, way out

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“Ejido.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ejido. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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