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dak bungalow

(in India, formerly) a house where travellers on a dak route could be accommodated
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  • The dak bungalow serves the purpose of a hotel and is located at stations.

  • Leaving his baggage at the dak bungalow, he strolled afoot to the large and handsome mansion indicated.

    The Woodlands Orchids Frederick Boyle
  • The snows reminded Winn in a jolly way of Kashmir and nights spent alone on dizzy heights in a dak bungalow.

    The Dark Tower Phyllis Bottome
  • There's a dak bungalow where he could put up, a charming place in a compound, with a servant in attendance.

    From Edinburgh to India & Burmah William G. Burn Murdoch
  • We then went up to the club, and there found to our relief our Boy was … mistaken, and that the dak bungalow was available.

    From Edinburgh to India & Burmah William G. Burn Murdoch
  • Its breast is smaller than that of a dak bungalow murghi, for its wing muscles are very small.

    Jungle Folk Douglas Dewar
  • It is not more beautiful than a dak bungalow, but, like the latter, serves the purpose for which it is built.

    Jungle Folk Douglas Dewar
  • There is a good serai or inn for native travellers, and a dak bungalow or resting-place for Europeans.

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