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ejido

[Spanish e-hee-th aw] /Spanish ɛˈhi ðɔ/
noun, plural ejidos
[Spanish e-hee-th aws] /Spanish ɛˈhi ðɔs/ (Show IPA)
1.
a Mexican farm communally owned and operated by the inhabitants of a village on an individual or cooperative basis.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < Mexican Spanish; Spanish: common fields (immediately outside a village) < Latin exitus exit
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