dacha


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da·cha

 (dä′chə)
n.
A vacation cottage or country villa in Russia or other parts of the former Soviet Union.

[Russian, gift, land, country house; see dō- in Indo-European roots.]

dacha

(ˈdætʃə) or

datcha

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

da•cha

(ˈdɑ tʃə)

n., pl. -chas.
a Russian country house or villa.
[1895–1900; < Russian: orig., allotment of land]

dacha

A Russian word meaning a gift, used to mean a house or cottage in the country.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dacha - Russian country house
country house - a house (usually large and impressive) on an estate in the country
Translations
datsja

dacha

[ˈdætʃə] Ndacha f

dacha

[ˈdætʃə] ndatcha f

dacha

nDatscha f, → Datsche f

dacha

[ˈdætʃə] ndacia
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