Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal The predominantly Jewish resort hotels of the Catskill Mountains. Also called borscht circuit.

Etymologies

From the popularity of borscht in the cuisine of these hotels.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • I directed a summer stock company when I was a little boy in Red Bank, New Jersey; I also directed some theatre in the borscht belt and was a drummer-comic there.

    The Movie Business Book, Third Edition

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