Mexican Spanish ejido.
- a Mexican cooperative farm
- 1994, Cormac McCarthy, The Crossing
- They made camp in an oakgrove beside the river and built a fire and sat while the girl prepared their dinner out of the bounty they’d carried off from the ejido.
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From Latin exitus ‘departure’ (ejidos are typically on the road out of a town or village), from past participle stem of exire ‘go out’, from ex- + ire ‘to go’.
ejido m (plural ejidos)
- a common; common land
- (Mexico) a cooperative farm