latifundio


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la·ti·fun·di·o

 (lä′tə-fo͞on′dē-ō′)
n. pl. la·ti·fun·di·os
A large landed estate in Spain or Latin America.

[Spanish, from Latin lātifundium, latifundium; see latifundium.]

lat•i•fun•di•um

(ˌlæt əˈfʌn di əm)

n., pl. -di•a (-di ə)
a large agricultural estate, esp. in the ancient world.
[1620–30; < Latin =lāt(us) wide, broad + -i- -i- + fund(us) land, farm, + -ium -ium1]
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We have begun to dismantle the Latin American mediatic latifundio in which we find ourselves [to move] toward the democratization of the television spectrum.
In January, INTI kicked its efforts to break up large estates into high gear, stating it would analyze the nation's lands in response to Chavez's presidential decree on land tenancy and his declared "war against the latifundio," or large estate.
Espinola countered, saying that the executive should give priority to a model of national development where not only agriculture but also industrialization are considered, along with the generation of jobs and the halting of the latifundio system.
9%) 31/12/75 Total 982,820 1,162,434 (100%) (100%) Constantino Picarra, As Ocupacoes de Terras no Distrito de Beja, 1974-1975; Afonso Barros, Do Latifundio a Reforma Agraria: o caso de uma freguesia do Baixo Alentejo (Lisboa: Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian, 1986) * Separate figures are given for Beja in Alentejo as well as the total area occupied for the Alentejo region.
For this reason, the effect of the dissolution of the communities was the quick dispossession of the new small owners and the formation of the latifundio, as Mario Briceno Iragorry has shown in his Tapices de historia patria.
Ocupacoes de propriedades rurais improdutivas e de predios publicos, tratadas como fenomenos desconectados da historia do latifundio no Brasil e da relacao incestuosa do Estado com as elites agrarias do Pais, sao veiculadas como praticas ilicitas penais, violacao do "sagrado" direito de propriedade privada, ao inves de compreendidos como praxis de um movimento social emergente na luta por DH.
It was suggested at the time that the solution to underdevelopment would come about by implementing an agrarian-reform program to end the latifundio system and turn land over to those who worked it.
133), os etnocidios, a escravidao, o latifundio, a insercao na civilizacao, sem esquecer que dela herdamos inclusive a literatura, como nos lembra Candido (1989).
Desviando o olhar da historia do Brasil como um todo, Sergio Buarque ve a realizacao do crescimento organico e da adaptacao a realidade na historia de Sao Paulo, sem os dilemas que marcaram a sociedade brasileira do latifundio monocultor escravista.
Abolicion del latifundio mediante la entrega de la tierra a los campesinos que la trabajan, sin indemnizacion para los grandes hacendados que explotan a los trabajadores del campo (85)>>.
A violencia e entao mostrada no seu imediatismo, sem que se questione o latifundio ou a propria desigualdade social instalada no campo.
This sector is based on latifundio ownership, on over-exploitation of labor (including slave labor) and the appropriation of public resources.