noun (plural campesinos /ˌkampəˈsiːnəʊz/)
(In Spain and Spanish-speaking countries) a peasant farmer.
- 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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