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oda

or o·dah

[ oh-duh, oh-dah ]
/ ˈoʊ də, oʊˈdɑ /
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noun, plural o·das, o·da, o·da·lar [oh-duh-lahr]. /ˌoʊ dəˈlɑr/.
a room within a harem.
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Origin of oda

First recorded in 1615–25; from Turkish: “room”
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How to use oda in a sentence

  • 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 oda

ODA

abbreviation for (in Britain, formerly)
Overseas Development Administration, now superseded by the Department for International Development (DFID)
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