borsch borsch  /ˈbɔrʃ/


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



  1. His career, which began as a $10-a-week saxophonist on New York's borsch circuit, has made him a millionaire.
  2. Last fall, Eddie Cantor heard Fisher singing at a summer resort on the Catskill borsch circuit and signed him to tour the country with his own show.
  3. The songs are by Soviet Composer Dmitry Shostakovich, who blithely dissolves ideological conflicts in a burst of tuneful Slavic borsch.



  • "I am not a gourmand relishing in Eastern or Western cuisines," Yushchenko said in the Verkhovna Rada. "I eat the same borsch, potatoes, and pork fat as you, as 47 million people in Ukraine.......... What happened to me is not linked to a...
    on Sep 21, 2004 By: Viktor Yushchenko Source: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

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