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moshav

[moh-shahv] /moʊˈʃɑv/
noun, plural moshavim
[moh-shah-veem] /ˌmoʊ ʃɑˈvim/ (Show IPA)
1.
a cooperative community in Israel made up of small farm units.
Compare kibbutz.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; < Mod Hebrew moshav, Hebrew mōshābh dwelling
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moshav

/Hebrew mɔˈʃav/
noun (pl) -shavim (-ʃaˈvim)
1.
a cooperative settlement in Israel, consisting of a number of small farms
Word Origin
C20: from Hebrew mōshābh a dwelling
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