ejido

noun eji·do \ eˈḵēt͟hō , eˈhē- \

Definition of ejido

plural ejidos \-ōs\
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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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


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