moshav ovdim

moshav ov·​dim | \ -ōvˈdēm \
plural moshvei ovdim\ mōshˈvā-​ \

Definition of moshav ovdim

: a workers' settlement of small holders in Israel with independent but cooperatively worked farm units

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History and Etymology for moshav ovdim

New Hebrew mōshābh ʽobhĕdhīm, literally, settlement of workers

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“Moshav ovdim.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 7 December 2019.

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