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  • n. Alternative spelling of borscht.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a Russian soup usually containing beet juice as a foundation, and often served with sour cream. Also, as used in the U.S., a sour cabbage soup, called in Russian shchi.

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  • n. a Russian or Polish soup usually containing beet juice as a foundation


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  • Well, they produced seven provisions, love to Ukrainian fat, love to Ukrainian borshch, what else exotic … All this is absurd.

    28 « August « 2008 « Niqnaq

  • Everyone stayed in the cell while he drank, asked for more water which they brought - and then ate the bread, and drank the borshch with the provided spoon.

    Final Resting Place of The Pen

  • There was some black bread, a bowl of thick borshch and a pitcher of water, together with a glass.

    Final Resting Place of The Pen

  • Then it occurred to me that I have not yet savoured the taste of borshch-as-imagined-by-Lisa, despite my repeated expressions of salivation and ravenousness.

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  • There's another way to describe borshch that doesn't contain beets; shchi ... although it normally wouldn't have tomatoes in it.

    Cabbage Borscht

  • A beautifully constructed borshch, such as you are going to experience presently, ought not only to banish conversation but almost to annihilate thought.

    Beasts and Super-Beasts

  • They make cheap powdered borshch that's made in Eastern Europe but people know it's not authentic.


  • Soviets with a little pocket money might make a beeline to their favorite борщ (borshch).

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  • Varenyky (dumplings / pierogies), holubtsi (stuffed cabbage), borshch (beet soup) and more, brought to you by the folks at the Ukrainian Heritage Festival in Yonkers, NY.


  • SCRANTON -- If you were looking for the best borshch in Scranton, you could have found it at St. Vladimir's Parish Center during the fifth annual Malanka 2009 festivities on Friday night.

    Times Leader News


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  • Dear bristol-copywriter's computer,

    Please allow master to record a pronunciation of borshch. We're hungry already.

    bilby & friends

    March 19, 2010

  • Borscht may be the Yiddish, but borshch is correctly transliterated Russian & Ukrainian. I will record a pronunciation when my computer lets me…

    March 19, 2010