dacha

[dah-chuh]
noun
a Russian country house or villa.
Also, datcha.


Origin:
1895–1900; < Russian dácha, orig., allotment of land; cognate with Serbo-Croatian dȁća, Slovene dáča tribute < Slavic *datja; akin to Latin dōs, stem dōt- dowry, dot2

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dacha or datcha (ˈdætʃə)
 
n
a country house or cottage in Russia
 
[from Russian: a giving, gift]
 
datcha or datcha
 
n
 
[from Russian: a giving, gift]

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Example sentences
The guests at the dacha had had far too much to drink that evening.
He stated that he already had the means to buy a car and an expensive dacha.
He was therefore taking her to dinner at the apartment of an uncle who was away on holiday at his country dacha.
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