dacha

or dat·cha

[dah-chuh]
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noun

a Russian country house or villa.

Nearby words

  1. dabster,
  2. daca,
  3. dacarbazine,
  4. dacca,
  5. dace,
  6. dachau,
  7. dachshund,
  8. daché,
  9. dacia,
  10. dacite

Origin of dacha

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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British Dictionary definitions for dacha

dacha

datcha

noun

a country house or cottage in Russia

Word Origin for dacha

from Russian: a giving, gift

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Word Origin and History for dacha

dacha

n.

from Russian dacha, originally "gift," from Slavic *datja, from PIE *do- "to give" (see donation).

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