Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In Spanish and Mexican law, a common; a public inclosed space of land.

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  • noun a Mexican cooperative farm

Etymologies

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Mexican Spanish ejido.

Examples

  • The Rincón Colorado ejido is 43.5 kilometers west of the state capital along federal highway 40, the road to Torreón.

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  • The Rincón Colorado ejido is 43.5 kilometers west of the state capital along federal highway 40, the road to Torreón.

    Did you know? Dinosaur bones in Mexico

  • While the ejido is not a viable economic unit in terms or modern agriculture, it does provide some sort of social stability for the ejido members.

    Maximum size of property purchase

  • While Bill was buying the tickets to go into the church (every attraction in ejido-land has a price) and taking his turn inside, I waited in the square with Milo, only to find myself surround by about 40 men and boys (no women or girls at all) who formed a tight circle around me while they inspected Milo.

    Adios San Cristobal de las Casas

  • Communal village ownership of tillable lands -- known as the ejido system -- was also established during the early Colonial Period.

    Mexico's Colonial Era - Part 2

  • Communal village ownership of tillable lands -- known as the ejido system -- was also established during the early Colonial Period.

    Mexico's Colonial Era - Part 2

  • Furthermore, all of the shoreline south of the Mismaloya area is still classified as ejido land and is therefore not available to foreigners for purchase.

    Retirement in Puerto Vallarta--What Makes Banderas Bay So Special?

  • When we bought our property, formerly "ejido" land, and realized what we had, we immediately assured our neighbors that they would be welcome to continue using the well as they always had.

    All's well in Copoya - village life in modern Mexico

  • An enterprising governor had liberated this land from the "ejido" qualification, that of belonging to the people.

    El Panteon

  • When we bought our property, formerly "ejido" land, and realized what we had, we immediately assured our neighbors that they would be welcome to continue using the well as they always had.

    All's well in Copoya - village life in modern Mexico

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