latifundio

[ lat-uh-fuhn-dee-oh, -foon-; Spanish lah-tee-foon-dyaw ]
/ ˌlæt əˈfʌn diˌoʊ, -ˈfʊn-; Spanish ˌlɑ tiˈfun dyɔ /

noun, plural la·ti·fun·di·os [lat-uh-fuhn-dee-ohz, -foon-; Spanish lah-tee-foon-dyaws]. /ˌlæt əˈfʌn diˌoʊz, -ˈfʊn-; Spanish ˌlɑ tiˈfun dyɔs/.

a great estate of Latin America or Spain.

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Origin of latifundio

1920–25; <Spanish <Latin lātifundiumlatifundium
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