latifundia

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lat·i·fun·di·um

 (lăt′ə-fŭn′dē-əm)
n. pl. lat·i·fun·di·a (-dē-ə)
A large landed estate, especially of the ancient Romans.

[Latin lātifundium : lātus, broad + fundus, estate, base.]
Translations

latifundia

[ˌlætɪˈfʊndɪə] NPLlatifundios mpl
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During the mid nineteenth century, the Mayan peoples of the Yucatan struggled for control over their culture and economy against the nationalist and latifundist pretensions of the new state and its supporters.
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Under the old latifundist system, throughout much of the year, families dependent solely on the seasonal sugar harvest had been close to starvation.
But it is clear that we need to limit 200 hectares in order to prevent large holdings, latifundists to buy for a pittance the Ukrainian land.