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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.]
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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.
Globalization is an attempt to introduce capital-intensive latifundist
type of fanning in LDCs which are by and large labor-surplus economies.
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.