sovkhozy

sovkhoz

[sov-kawz]
noun, plural sovkhozy [sov-kaw-zee] , sovkhoz, sovkhozes.
(in the former U.S.S.R) a state-owned wage-paying farm.
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sovkhoz (sɒfˈkɒz, Russian safˈxɔs)
 
n , pl, sovkhozy
(in the former Soviet Union) a large mechanized farm owned by the state
 
[C20: Russian, from sovetskoe khozyaistvo soviet economy]

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