moshava

noun
mo·​sha·​va | \ ˌmōshəˈvä \
plural moshavoth or moshavot\ -​vōt(h) \

Definition of moshava

: a settlement or colony of independent farmers in Israel who own and work their own land

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History and Etymology for moshava

New Hebrew mōshābhāh, feminine of mōshābh

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“Moshava.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moshava. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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