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sovkhoz

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noun, sov·khoz \säf-ˈkȯz, -ˈkȯs\

Definition of sovkhoz

plural sovkhozy play \-ˈkȯ-zē\ or sovkhozes

  1. :  a state-owned farm of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics paying wages to the workers



Origin of sovkhoz

Russian, short for sovetskoe khozyaĭstvo soviet farm


First Known Use: 1921

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