- a person who immigrates to Israel to establish or join a settlement for accomplishing tasks, as clearing the land or planting trees, that are necessary to future development of the country.
Origin of halutz
Modern Hebrew ḥaluṣ. literally, pioneer
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- a variant spelling of chalutz
- a member of an organization of immigrants to Israeli agricultural settlements
literally: pioneer, fighter
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