bungalow

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbʌŋgələʊ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈbʌŋgəˌloʊ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bunggə lō′)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
bun•ga•low /ˈbʌŋgəˌloʊ/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. Architecturea small house or summer cottage.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
bun•ga•low  (bunggə lō′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Architecture, Buildinga cottage of one story.
  2. Building, Architecture, British Empire(in India) a one-storied thatched or tiled house, usually surrounded by a veranda.
  3. Architecture, Building(in the U.S.) a derivation of the Indian house type, popular esp. during the first quarter of the 20th century, usually having one and a half stories, a widely bracketed gable roof, and a multi-windowed dormer and frequently built of rustic materials.
  • Hindi banglā literally, of Bengal
  • 1670–80

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
bungalow /ˈbʌŋɡəˌləʊ/ n
  1. a one-storey house, sometimes with an attic
Etymology: 17th Century: from Hindi banglā (house) of the Bengal type
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