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bungalow

Line breaks: bun¦ga|low
Pronunciation: /ˈbʌŋɡələʊ
 
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Definition of bungalow in English:

noun

1A low house having only one storey or, in some cases, upper rooms set in the roof, typically with dormer windows.
1.1(In SE Asia) a large detached house with more than one storey.
Example sentences
  • The application was for eight, two storey houses and eight bungalows organised in four clusters.
  • We are anxious to have individual houses, detached bungalows or dormers.
  • Users also have to differentiate between houses, bungalows, cottages and apartments.

Origin

late 17th century: from Hindi baṅglā 'belonging to Bengal', from a type of cottage built for early European settlers in Bengal.

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