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n.1.A place where animals are slaughtered for their hides and tallow.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Ya pasamos el salto de "agricultura con agricultores", ya vamos por mas: "agricultura para alimentar y en manos de los pueblos", ya estamos politizados (Productor familiar de La Matanza, octubre 2014)
Built in the eighteenth century by slaves, it is located at the western entrance of the bay and stands as Matanza's oldest building.
In January of 1932, the peasant insurrection of La Matanza began with the occupation of a military garrison, government buildings, and private homes in western El Salvador.