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used historically or possibly in relation to a very poor country:  a person of low income, education, and social standing — especially one who raises crops or livestock
  • When I first discovered this debris I felt like some agricultural peasant near the outskirts of, say, Athens, who occasionally and without much surprise plows up stones that have strange designs on them.
    Part 3 (2% in)
  • Millions of European peasants had longed for it all their lives and come to America to find it...a world in which they and their descendants would at last have enough.
    Afterward (29% in)

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