ca·​si·​ta | \ kə-ˈsē-tə How to pronounce casita (audio) \

Definition of casita

: a small house

Examples of casita in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And a block away from the couple’s home, a four-unit new-build, including three residences and one casita, recently went up on what had been an open lot. Richard A. Marini, San Antonio Express-News, "100-year-old Sears kit craftsman home in San Antonio's Government Hill combines historic details with $150,000 master suite extension," 11 Feb. 2021 The property includes a separate casita with a bedroom, bathroom and closet. Judi Wright, Dallas News, "Custom Mediterranean estate overlooks golf course in Frisco," 12 Dec. 2020 The property is landscaped with lawns, patios, mature trees, fountains, a pool with a spa, and a casita with a firepit. TheWeek, "6 homes with beautiful bedrooms," 14 Nov. 2020 Cornelius said the home has three kitchens: one as the main, a catering kitchen and the third in the casita. Mary Grace Granados, Dallas News, "Look inside this six-bedroom, three-kitchen Tuscan estate in Colleyville priced at $7.9M," 12 Nov. 2020 Wood framing for the casita was an additional $20,000. Christina Poletto, WSJ, "In Austin, a Backyard Shed Makes Way for a Contemporary Casita," 14 Oct. 2020 The home has mountain views and comes with a home office and a guest casita. Ebony Day, The Arizona Republic, "Paradise Valley house featured in Phoenix Home & Garden Magazine sells for $5.5M," 26 Oct. 2020 Michelle Lee and her husband, John Wallingford, built a 610-square-foot casita for the backyard for about $120,000. Christina Poletto, WSJ, "In Austin, a Backyard Shed Makes Way for a Contemporary Casita," 14 Oct. 2020 The main house was 6,395 square feet and was accompanied by a casita and a guest house. Dana Hunsinger Benbow, The Indianapolis Star, "Celtics' Gordon Hayward and his $3 million mansion — in Fishers," 21 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of casita

1868, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for casita

Spanish, diminutive of casa

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27 Feb 2021

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“Casita.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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