borscht circuit


variants or borsch circuit
often capitalized B&C
: the theaters and nightclubs associated with the Jewish summer resorts in the Catskills

Word History


from the popularity of borscht on menus of the resorts

First Known Use

1936, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of borscht circuit was in 1936

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Cite this Entry

“Borscht circuit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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