Translation of peasant in Spanish:

peasant

Pronunciation: /ˈpeznt/

n

  • 1.1 [Agriculture/Agricultura] campesino, (masculine, feminine) the Peasants' Revolt la revuelta del campesinado (before noun/delante del nombre) [population] campesino, rural a peasant farmer un pequeño agricultor of peasant stock de origen campesino peasant woman campesina (feminine)
    More example sentences
    • As a result, poor peasants might find themselves paying their dues to a wealthy peasant, and never see the lord at all.
    • They set out the next day and at evening approached a small hut from which a poor peasant emerged.
    • The victims were from a group of poor peasants who had occupied a 49-acre plot of land.
    1.2 (uncultured person) [pejorative/peyorativo] ordinario, (m,f), palurdo, (m,f)

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The Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.