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moshav

[ moh-shahv ]
/ moʊˈʃɑv /
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noun, plural mo·sha·vim [moh-shah-veem]. /ˌmoʊ ʃɑˈvim/.
a cooperative community in Israel made up of small farm units.
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Origin of moshav

1930–35; < Mod Hebrew moshav,Hebrew mōshābh dwelling
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British Dictionary definitions for moshav

moshav
/ (Hebrew mɔˈʃav) /

noun plural -shavim (-ʃaˈvim)
a cooperative settlement in Israel, consisting of a number of small farms

Word Origin for moshav

C20: from Hebrew mōshābh a dwelling
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