moshav

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noun mo·shav \mō-ˈshäv\

Definition of moshav

plural

moshavim

play \ˌmō-shə-ˈvēm\
  1. :  a cooperative settlement of small individual farms in Israel — compare kibbutz

Origin and Etymology of moshav

Modern Hebrew mōshābh, from Hebrew, dwelling


First Known Use: 1927


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