from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A state-owned farm that paid wages to workers in the former Soviet Union.
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- n. state farm in Soviet Russia
Russian, short for sovetskoe khozyaĭstvo, soviet farm.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Russian совхоз (sovkhoz), abbreviation of советское хозяйство (sovetskoye khozyaystvo, "soviet farm"). (Wiktionary)