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ejido

[ Spanish e-hee-thaw ]
/ Spanish ɛˈhi ðɔ /
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noun, plural e·ji·dos [Spanish e-hee-thaws]. /Spanish ɛˈhi ðɔs/.
a Mexican farm communally owned and operated by the inhabitants of a village on an individual or cooperative basis.
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Origin of ejido

1885–90; <Mexican Spanish; Spanish: common fields (immediately outside a village) <Latin exitusexit1
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