agro-town

noun
ag·​ro-town | \ ˈa-(ˌ)grō-ˌtau̇n \

Definition of agro-town

: a group of collective farms in the U.S.S.R. that operate as a unit

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First Known Use of agro-town

1950, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for agro-town

partial translation of Russian agrogorod

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“Agro-town.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agro-town. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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