Definition of campesino in English:


Syllabification: cam·pe·si·no
Pronunciation: /ˌkampəˈsēnō, ˌkäm-

noun (plural campesinos)

  • (In Spanish-speaking regions) a peasant farmer.
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    • 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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