Pronunciation: (khä-lOOts'), [key]
—pl. ha•lutz•imPronunciation: ( Seph.khä"lOO-tsēm'; Ashk. khä-lOO'tsim). [key] Hebrew.
a person who immigrates to Israel to establish or join a settlement for accomplishing tasks, as clearing the land or planting trees, that are necessary to future development of the country. Also,chalutz.
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