peonage

  1. the condition of a peon
  2. the practice of making a debtor work for his creditor until the debt is discharged

Peonage

• (n.) The condition of a peon.
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peonage

noun the practice of making a debtor work for his creditor until the debt is discharged
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Peonage

Pe'on·age noun The condition of a peon.
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peonage

form of involuntary servitude, the origins of which have been traced as far back as the Spanish conquest of Mexico, when the conquerors were able to ... [4 related articles]
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peonage

peonage (pē'unij) , system of involuntary servitude based on the indebtedness of the laborer (the peon) to his creditor. It was prevalent in Spanish America, especially in Mexico, Guatemala, Ecuador, and Peru. The system arose because labor was needed to support the agricultural, industria...
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peonage

peonage 1. In Latin America and the southern United States, a former system under which a debtor was forced to work for a creditor until a debt was paid. 2. The status or condition of being a peon.
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peonage

[n] - the condition of a peon 2. [n] - the practice of making a debtor work for his creditor until the debt is discharged
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