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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.]


n, pl -dia (-dɪə)
(Agriculture) a large agricultural estate, esp one worked by slaves in ancient Rome
[C17: from Latin lātus broad + fundus farm, estate]


(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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