[ Spanish e-hee-th aw ]
/ Spanish ɛˈhi ðɔ /
noun, plural e·ji·dos [Spanish e-hee-th aws] /Spanish ɛˈhi ðɔs/.
a Mexican farm communally owned and operated by the inhabitants of a village on an individual or cooperative basis.
Origin of ejido
1885–90; < Mexican Spanish; Spanish: common fields (immediately outside a village) < Latin exitus exit1
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