ejido

noun eji·do \eˈḵēthō, eˈhē-\

Definition of ejido

plural

ejidos

\-ōs\
  1. 1 :  a tract of land held in common by the inhabitants of a Mexican village and farmed cooperatively or individually :  common

  2. 2 :  a Mexican village having an ejido

  3. 3 :  a system of communal land tenure in Mexico — compare hacienda

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Origin and Etymology of ejido

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


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