Definition of "dacha" [dacha]

  • A Russian country house or villa. (noun)
  • A country house or cottage in Russia (noun)

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Use "dacha" in a sentence
  • "The vanquished, if they are lucky, escape abroad or putter away their remaining years in dacha gardens."
  • "But critics contend that his so-called dacha war underscores how property rights remain hostage to political winds -- and that the best defense is to be rich and powerful."
  • "The dinner at the Tsarist palace they styled a dacha was an historic occasion between our two countries and deserves to be recorded for posterity."