[ oh-duh, oh-dah ]
/ ˈoʊ də, oʊˈdɑ /
noun, plural o·das, o·da, o·da·lar [oh-duh-lahr] /ˌoʊ dəˈlɑr/.
a room within a harem.
Origin of oda
1615–25; < Turkish: room
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Examples from the Web for odas
From these accounts we gather that Odas mother, Ada, had already had a vision of the future greatness of her family.Woman under Monasticism|Lina Eckenstein
British Dictionary definitions for odas
abbreviation for (in Britain, formerly)
Overseas Development Administration, now superseded by the Department for International Development (DFID)
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Word Origin and History for odas
room in a harem, 1620s, from Turkish odah "hall, chamber."
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