[oh-duh, oh-dah]
noun, plural odas, oda, odalar [oh-duh-lahr] .
a room within a harem.

1615–25; < Turkish: room

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abbreviation for
Overseas Development Administration, now superseded by the Department for International Development (DFID)

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Word Origin & History

room in a harem, 1620s, from Turkish odah hall, chamber.
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ODA definition

Open Document Architecture (formerly Office Document Architecture).

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
  1. official development assistance

  2. Open Document Architecture

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