- a Russian country house or villa.
Origin of dacha
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Examples from the Web for datcha
Koupriane had left his carriage at the datcha, and taken the shortest route after them.
The carriage started at once in the direction of the datcha des Iles.
"Yes, yes, Natacha was there," joined in the other friends from the datcha des Iles.
At random—because now he could only act at random—he returned to the datcha.
The doctors ordered absolute rest and so we settled here in the datcha des Iles.
- a variant spelling of dacha
- a country house or cottage in Russia
from Russian: a giving, gift
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Word Origin and History for datcha
from Russian dacha, originally "gift," from Slavic *datja, from PIE *do- "to give" (see donation).
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