from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An Israeli cooperative settlement consisting of small separate farms.
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- n. An Israeli town or settlement: in particular, a type of cooperative agricultural community of individual farms pioneered by the Labour Zionists during the second aliyah.
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- n. a cooperative Israeli village or settlement comprised of small farms
Modern Hebrew môšāb, from Hebrew, dwelling, from yāšab, to sit, dwell; see wṯb in Semitic roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Hebrew מוֹשָׁב (mosháv, "village", literally "settlement"). (Wiktionary)