Meaning of aldeamento in English:

aldeamento

Pronunciation /ˌaldeɪəˈmɛntəʊ/

noun

(also aldeiamento)
  • 1 historical In Portuguese Latin America: an early American Indian settlement established by Jesuit missionaries.

  • 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.