moadon (moh-ah-DOHN) listen


  • n. A clubhouse, lounge.

  • n. A club.

Example Sentences

  • "Staff meeting in the lower moadon right after birkat! "

  • "Though every day was an experience, one of the most wonderful, remarkable, and memorable experiences occurred each evening, when we would meet in the Moadon (a kind of Clubhouse) for hot chocolate, cookies, coffee, and conversation." (source)

  • "Gather in the Moadon ('Home base') and the campers will be split into 6 teams." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Modern Hebrew


  • מוֹעֲדוֹן mo'adón 'club, clubhouse'

    • Who Uses This

      • Camp: Jews who attend or work at a Jewish overnight summer camp
      • Kibbutz


      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • Australia / New Zealand


      • Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
      • Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).

      Alternative Spellings


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