Definition of campesino in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˌkampəˈsiːnəʊ

noun (plural campesinos /-əʊz/)

(In Spain and Spanish-speaking countries) a peasant farmer.
More example sentences
  • Most are smallholder farmers who call themselves campesinos.
  • Until recently, the great majority of corn consumed in Mexico was produced by Mexican farmers, or campesinos.
  • In the post-war years, thousands of landless peasants - campesinos - demanding land reform, began to clear the forest and occupy this and similar virgin territory.



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