kolkhoz

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian колхо́з ‎(kolxóz), contraction of коллекти́вное хозя́йство ‎(kollektívnoje xozjájstvo, collective farm, household).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kəlˈkɒz/, /kɒlˈkɒz/, /kɔːlˈkɒz/, /kəlˈkɒs/

Noun[edit]

kolkhoz ‎(plural kolkhozes or kolkhozy)

  1. A farming collective in the former Soviet Union.
    • 2013, Lucy Renner Jones, translating Annemarie Schwarzenbach, Death in Persia, Seagull Books 2013, p. 21:
      And books were demanded of them, books on Russia, on sailors, on aeroplanes, on scientists, on metro-workers, on kolkhoz labourers, on women and schoolchildren and parachute heroes.

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Noun[edit]

kolkhoz m (plural kolkhozes or kolkhoz)

  1. kolkhoz (farming collective in the Soviet Union)