kolkhoz
noun (plural kolkhozy or kolkhozes) Etymology: Russian, from kollektivnoe khozyaĭstvo collective farm Date: 1921 a collective farm of the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

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  • KOLKHOZ — est en russe le terme abrégé de kollektivnoe khozjajstvo (exploitation collective). Selon son «statut type» approuvé le 28 novembre 1969, le kolkhoz était un organisme coopératif, réunissant volontairement des paysans en vue de la gestion d’une… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • kolkhoz — (n.) U.S.S.R. collective farm, 1921, from Rus. kolkhoz, contraction of kollektivnoe khozyaistvo collective farm …   Etymology dictionary

  • kolkhoz — kol*khoz n. [Russian, concatenated from kollektivnoye khozyaistvo, collective farm.] A collective farm owned by the communist state, in the former USSR. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kolkhoz — [käl kôz′] n. [Russ < koll(yektivnoye), collective + khoz(yajstvo), household, farm] a Soviet collective farm …   English World dictionary

  • Kolkhoz — A kolkhoz (audio ru|колхоз|ru kolkhoz.ogg, IPA ru|kɐlˈxos), plural kolkhozy , was a form of collective farming in the Soviet Union that existed along with state farms (sovkhoz, plural sovkhozy ). The word is a contraction of коллективное… …   Wikipedia

  • kolkhoz — /kol kawz /; Russ. /kul khaws /, n. (in the U.S.S.R.) a collective farm. [1920 25; < Russ kolkhóz, for kol(lektívnoe) COLLECTIVE + khoz(yáistvo) household, farm, economy] * * * ▪ Soviet agriculture also spelled  kolkoz , or  kolkhos , plural… …   Universalium

  • kolkhoz —    (singular); kolkhozy (plural) (kol KHAWZ, kol KHAWZ ee) [Russian] In the former Soviet Union, a collective farm.    See also sovkhoz.    In the dingy, four room headquarters of the Suvorov kolkhoz, or collective farm The New York Times, April… …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • kolkhoz — noun /kəlˈkɒz,kɒlˈkɒz,kɔːlˈkɒz,kəlˈkɒs/ A farming collective in the former Soviet Union …   Wiktionary

  • kolkhoz —   a collective farm in the USSR …   Geography glossary

  • kolkhoz — kolk|hoz Mot Agut Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

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