dacha

noun da·cha \ ˈdä-chə also ˈda- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of dacha

: a Russian country cottage used especially in the summer

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Origin and Etymology of dacha

Russian, from Old Russian, land allotted by a prince; akin to Latin dos dowry — more at date


DACHA Defined for English Language Learners

dacha

noun

Definition of dacha for English Language Learners

  • : a small Russian house in the countryside that is used especially in the summer


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