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dacha

or dat·cha

[ dah-chuh ]
/ ˈdɑ tʃə /
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noun

a Russian country house or villa.

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Origin of dacha

First recorded in 1895–1900; from Russian dácha, originally, “allotment of land”; cognate with Serbo-Croatian dȁća, Slovenian dáča “tribute,” from unattested Slavic datja; akin to Latin dōs, stem dōt- “marriage portion”; see dowry, dot2

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British Dictionary definitions for dacha

dacha

datcha

/ (ˈdætʃə) /

noun

a country house or cottage in Russia

Word Origin for dacha

from Russian: a giving, gift
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