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ejido
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ejido(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (public land)
a. common land
Los habitantes del pueblo acordaron tener los caballos en el ejido.The town inhabitants agreed to keep the horses on the common land.
2. (system)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. system of cooperative land tenure
Se implementó el ejido para que los campesinos sin tierras accedieran a ellas.A system of cooperative land tenure was implemented to give access to land to landless farmers.
3. (partnership)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. farming cooperative
Un grupo de campesinos constituyó un ejido y cultivaron trigo y soya.A group of rural workers established a farming cooperative and cultivated wheat and soybeans.
4. (piece of land farmed by a cooperative)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
El gobierno analiza la posibilidad de recuperar ejidos para venderlos.The government is discussing the possibility of recovering lands granted to cooperatives so it can sell them.
El ejido se utilizaba para la cría de ganado.The land granted to the cooperative by the government was used to raise cattle.
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ejido
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (institución)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. system of cooperative land tenure
2. (terreno)
a. piece of land farmed by a cooperative
3. (sociedad)
a. farming cooperative
4. (history)
a. common land
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ejido
common land
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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