sovkhoz

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Etymology[edit]

From Russian совхоз (sovkhoz), abbreviation of советское хозяйство (sovetskoye khozyaystvo, "soviet farm").

Noun[edit]

sovkhoz (plural sovkhozes)

  1. state farm in Soviet Russia
    The average size of a sovkhoz was 15,300 hectares (153 km²), nearly three times the average kolkhoz (5,900 hectares or 59 km² in 1990.

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