Entry from US English dictionary
A member or supporter of a Mexican revolutionary force working for social and agrarian reforms, which launched a popular uprising in the state of Chiapas in 1994.
- All of our grains, legumes, eggs, and coffees are organically grown, our coffee is grown and fairly-traded from a Zapatista co-operative in Chiapas, Mexico.
- By now I doubted whether I would run into a Zapatista.
- For example, in 1996, 2,200 people from 46 countries converged on Oventic, a Zapatista village, to attend the Intercontinental Encounter for Humanity and Against Neoliberalism.
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