borsht belt


borsht belt
noun
(informal) a resort area in the Catskill Mountains of New York that was patronized primarily by Jewish guests
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many comedians learned their trade playing the borscht circuit

Usage Domain: ↑colloquialism
Hypernyms: ↑resort area, ↑playground, ↑vacation spot
Part Holonyms: ↑Catskills, ↑Catskill Mountains

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  • borsht circuit — noun (informal) a resort area in the Catskill Mountains of New York that was patronized primarily by Jewish guests many comedians learned their trade playing the borscht circuit • Syn: ↑borscht circuit, ↑borscht belt, ↑borsht belt • Usage Domain …   Useful english dictionary

  • borscht belt — noun (informal) a resort area in the Catskill Mountains of New York that was patronized primarily by Jewish guests many comedians learned their trade playing the borscht circuit • Syn: ↑borscht circuit, ↑borsht circuit, ↑borsht belt • Usage… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Catskills — noun a range of the Appalachians to the west of the Hudson in southeastern New York; includes many popular resort areas • Syn: ↑Catskill Mountains • Instance Hypernyms: ↑range, ↑mountain range, ↑range of mountains, ↑chain, ↑mountain chain, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • borscht circuit — noun (informal) a resort area in the Catskill Mountains of New York that was patronized primarily by Jewish guests many comedians learned their trade playing the borscht circuit • Syn: ↑borsht circuit, ↑borscht belt, ↑borsht belt • Usage Domain:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Catskill Mountains — noun a range of the Appalachians to the west of the Hudson in southeastern New York; includes many popular resort areas • Syn: ↑Catskills • Instance Hypernyms: ↑range, ↑mountain range, ↑range of mountains, ↑chain, ↑mountain chain, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • resort area — noun an area where many people go for recreation • Syn: ↑playground, ↑vacation spot • Hypernyms: ↑area, ↑country • Hyponyms: ↑watering place, ↑watering …   Useful english dictionary

  • vacation spot — noun an area where many people go for recreation • Syn: ↑resort area, ↑playground • Hypernyms: ↑area, ↑country • Hyponyms: ↑watering place, ↑watering hol …   Useful english dictionary

  • Catskill Mountains — Geobox|Range name =Catskill Mountains image size =300 image caption =Slide Mountain and the peaks around it as seen from Twin Mountain in the northern Catskills. country =USA state =New York region =Hudson Valley region1 = district type =Counties …   Wikipedia

  • Borscht — For other uses, see Borsh (disambiguation). Ukrainian borscht with smetana, pampushkas and shkvarkas Borscht (also borsch, bortsch, borstch, borsh, borshch; Ukrainian: борщ) is a soup of Ukrainian …   Wikipedia