A state-owned farm that paid wages to workers in the former Soviet Union.
A state-owned farm in the Soviet Union.
Origin of sovkhoz
- Russian short for sovetskoe khozyaĭstvo soviet farm
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Russian совхоз (sovkhoz), abbreviation of советское хозяйство (sovetskoye khozyaystvo, "soviet farm").