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 The property’s 16 adobe-style casitas provide their own therapeutic benefits thanks to beehive fireplaces, heated floors, and private patios. Jennifer Fernandez, Town & Country, "The 10 Luxury Wellness Escapes You’ll Want to Book for 2020," 5 Nov. 2019 Grounds of the estate include a pool, an oversize four-car garage and a guest casita with a private entrance. Ebony Day, azcentral, "Scottsdale mansion in DC Ranch with oversize 4-car garage sells for $3.34M," 4 Nov. 2019 The Spanish-style villa, built in 1923, came with a swimming pool and a guest casita. Los Angeles Times, "Hot Property Newsletter: L.A.’s celebrity-forward neighborhoods see more realty action," 19 Oct. 2019 The steel slats that make up the bridge from the house to the casita were purposefully positioned to prevent the dogs from falling through, Mr. Peterson said. Candace Taylor, WSJ, "A Desert Home Design Inspired by Paperweights," 8 Nov. 2018 The 70 stone-and-wood casitas provide their own opportunities for relaxation with indoor-outdoor showers, private pools, and tech-forward amenities like retractable glass walls. Jennifer Fernandez, Town & Country, "The 10 Luxury Wellness Escapes You’ll Want to Book for 2020," 5 Nov. 2019 The single-story main house is 4,400-square feet and an accompanying casita is 600-square feet. Georgann Yara, azcentral, "Zen area and cozy nooks bring indoor living outside in Gilbert home. Take a peek," 31 Oct. 2019 Eva’s house is a converted garage that her mom made into a casita. Longreads, "Kissed a Girl," 7 Nov. 2019 The casitas, pools, and spa treatment rooms are located within a beautiful campus at the base of a red rock canyon, in an area that’s believed to be a vortex for positive energy. Ann Abel, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Best Spas in the U.S. & Around the World: 2019 Readers' Choice Awards," 7 Oct. 2019

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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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6 Jan 2020

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“Casita.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 20 January 2020.

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