Definition of aldeamento in English:

aldeamento

(also aldeiamento)

noun

  • 1historical In Portuguese Latin America: an early American Indian settlement established by Jesuit missionaries. Now historical.

  • 2In the former Portuguese colonies of Africa: a resettlement area for black Africans.

Origin

Late 19th century. From Portuguese aldeamento, aldeiamento from aldear to settle (people) in villages + -mento.

Pronunciation

aldeamento

/ˌaldeɪəˈmɛntəʊ/