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latifundium

[lat-uh-fuhn-dee-uh m]
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noun, plural lat·i·fun·di·a [lat-uh-fuhn-dee-uh] /ˌlæt əˈfʌn di ə/. Roman History.
  1. a great estate.
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Origin of latifundium

1620–30; < Latin, equivalent to lāt(us) wide, broad + -i- -i- + fund(us) a piece of land, farm, estate + -ium -ium
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British Dictionary definitions for latifundium

latifundium

noun plural -dia (-dɪə)
  1. a large agricultural estate, esp one worked by slaves in ancient Rome
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Word Origin

C17: from Latin lātus broad + fundus farm, estate
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