noun (plural kibbutzim /kiˌbo͝otˈsēm/)
A communal settlement in Israel, typically a farm.
- Some went to live on collective farms, the kibbutzim, which were among Israel's most imaginative innovations.
- Paths lined with eucalyptus planted by the early Jewish settlers lead to thriving kibbutzim, to guesthouses and fine restaurants.
- In the epilogue, one example of socialism that ‘worked’ is held up in the kibbutzim of Israel.
1930s: from modern Hebrew qibbūṣ 'gathering'.
Words that rhyme with kibbutzLutz, Perutz
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