(sometimes initial capital letters) the hotels of the predominantly Jewish resort area in the Catskill Mountains, many of them offering nightclub or cabaret entertainment.
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Origin of borscht circuit
First recorded in 1935–40; so called, facetiously, from the quantities of borscht consumed there
Also called borscht belt.
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