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n. pl. la·ti·fun·di·os
A large landed estate in Spain or Latin America.

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


(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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Subsistence farming, tenant farming, and the livestock export trade, commonly concentrated around precapitalist, quasi-feudalistic latifundios and minifundios, gradually gave way after the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo to capitalist agricultural production.
In 1960, the latifundios comprised about 5% of agriculture units but encompassed 80% of the land, while the minifundistas had 80% of agriculture units but only 5% of the land.
Francois Chevalier, La Formacion de los Latifundios en Mexico: Haciendas y Sociedad en los Siglos XVI, XVII, Y XVIII (Mexico, 1999 (1956)), p.
O Capitao, como os irmao, tambem tinha lavras de ouro e combinava essa atividade com a administracao de seus extensos latifundios.
Le DL 15037 prevoyait une redistribution de terres tres limitee qui ne devait affecter qu'une minorite de latifundios.
No caso da Argentina, o resultado da ausencia da reforma agraria foi a perpetuacao dos latifundios (MORRIS; UBICI, 2008), propriedades rurais de 5.
O conflito se expressa em decorrencia da conservacao dos grandes latifundios, cujos proprietarios querem preservar "suas" terras, e, por outro lado, os sem-terra, populacao sem terra que se ve obrigada a vender sua forca de trabalho para sobreviver.
Changing the current agrarian model implies full implementation of a profound Agrarian Reform eliminating latifundios.
Up to the 19th century, large-scale plantations and latifundios, organized around staple crops, relied on forced labor -- slaves, indentured servants, semi-serfs, tenant farmers, migrant seasonal workers and a host of other forms of labor (including prisoners) to accumulate wealth and profits for colonial settlers, home country investors and the imperial state treasuries.
In this article, the PNA outlines its platform which calls for various rights to irrigation, arable lands, and private property, but mentions not a word about fraccionamiento de los latifundios [reditribution of large landed estates].
Scattered across Andean valleys, in the provinces of Imbabura and Cotopaxi, and close to Quito in the valley of Los Chillos, lies a whole constellation of haciendas, most of them manor houses remaining from the great landed estates, or latifundios, that took root during the seventeenth century.