borscht circuit

noun, often capitalized B&C
variants: or borsch circuit

Definition of borscht circuit

: the theaters and nightclubs associated with the Jewish summer resorts in the Catskills

First Known Use of borscht circuit

1936, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for borscht circuit

from the popularity of borscht on menus of the resorts

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“Borscht circuit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/borscht%20circuit. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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