Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A follower of Emiliano Zapata.
  • noun A member of a libertarian socialist guerrilla movement of southern Mexico, arising in the 1990s and calling especially for agrarian reform, local control of local resources, and political autonomy for the state of Chiapas.

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  • noun A member of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Spanish zapatista : after Emiliano Zapata + -ista, -ist (from Latin -istes, -ista; see -ist).]

Examples

  • Ejidatarios juntos con la Otra Campaña zapatista, cierran la mina de sal más grande del mundo Farmers, Ranchers, and the Zapatista Other Campaign Shut Down the Largest Salt Mine on Earth

    The Narco News Bulletin

  • Ejidatarios juntos con la Otra Campaña zapatista, cierran la mina de sal más grande del mundo Farmers, Ranchers, and the Zapatista Other Campaign Shut Down the Largest Salt Mine on Earth Mexico's Electoral Tribunal Orders Partial Recount to Begin on Wednesday Le autorità elettorali provocano una crisi non annunciando i risultati

    The Narco News Bulletin

  • You also get road blocks where you are asked to pay a fee before you can cross esspecially in Zapatista areas.

    Any Chiapas backroad driving experts?

  • You also get road blocks where you are asked to pay a fee before you can cross esspecially in Zapatista areas.

    Any Chiapas backroad driving experts?

  • You also get road blocks where you are asked to pay a fee before you can cross esspecially in Zapatista areas.

    Any Chiapas backroad driving experts?

  • You also get road blocks where you are asked to pay a fee before you can cross esspecially in Zapatista areas.

    Any Chiapas backroad driving experts?

  • You also get road blocks where you are asked to pay a fee before you can cross esspecially in Zapatista areas.

    Any Chiapas backroad driving experts?

  • You also get road blocks where you are asked to pay a fee before you can cross esspecially in Zapatista areas.

    Any Chiapas backroad driving experts?

  • You also get road blocks where you are asked to pay a fee before you can cross esspecially in Zapatista areas.

    Any Chiapas backroad driving experts?

  • You also get road blocks where you are asked to pay a fee before you can cross esspecially in Zapatista areas.

    Any Chiapas backroad driving experts?

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