[kah-suh, -sah]

noun Southwestern U.S.

a house.

Origin of casa

1835–45, Americanism; < Spanish < Latin: hut, cabin Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of casa

  • It was here that the cut-off joined the main road—now the only one that led to the casa.


    Bret Harte

  • Many fine buildings were erected at that time—among which might be mentioned Casa Blanca, the residence of the Governor.

  • "Tim can tell us all that in the patio of Casa Maraquando," interrupted Philip, hastily.

  • As architects, the inhabitants of the Casa Grande did not occupy the first rank among pueblo-builders.

    Casa Grande Ruin

    Cosmos Mindeleff

  • On the morning of our first Sunday at the Casa Tranquila an imperative knock sounded at the front door.

    The Fortunate Isles

    Mary Stuart Boyd