borscht circuit


noun

(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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Also called borscht belt .

Origin of borscht circuit

First recorded in 1935–40; so called, facetiously, from the quantities of borscht consumed there

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