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moshav

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noun mo·shav \mō-ˈshäv\

Definition of moshav

plural mo·sha·vim play \ˌmō-shə-ˈvēm\

  1. :  a cooperative settlement of small individual farms in Israel — compare kibbutz



Origin of moshav

Modern Hebrew mōshābh, from Hebrew, dwelling


First Known Use: 1928

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