agro-town

noun

ag·​ro-town
ˈa-(ˌ)grō-ˌtau̇n
: a group of collective farms in the U.S.S.R. that operate as a unit

Word History

Etymology

partial translation of Russian agrogorod

First Known Use

1950, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of agro-town was in 1950

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“Agro-town.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agro-town. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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