Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of dacha.

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Examples

  • "Snowdrops" by A.D. Miller 7/1, WH 8/1 is a highly competent, easily digestible psychological thriller, set in the new Russia of dachas and debauchery.

    Time, Again, for Posh Bingo

  • Thompson often travels to old dachas and regional museums in the countryside, where art once considered too bourgeois for the Bolsheviks was exiled when it wasn't burned or sold to collectors abroad.

    Designing Russia

  • The offspring of a doctor to nobility, he and his younger sister had enjoyed a life of privilege in prewar St. Petersburg; they had been raised with servants, dachas, private tutors, and music lessons.

    A Covert Affair

  • It was home to the Communist aristocracy, the families of top party and state officials, who existed in a cocoon of privilege, with their chauffeured cars, special stores and clinics, elite schools, country dachas, Black Sea vacation resorts, superior housing, and nepotistic networks to haul up the next generation.

    The Return

  • The offspring of a doctor to nobility, he and his younger sister had enjoyed a life of privilege in prewar St. Petersburg; they had been raised with servants, dachas, private tutors, and music lessons.

    A Covert Affair

  • Summary: A riveting psychological drama that unfolds over the course of one Moscow winter, as a young Englishman's moral compass is spun by the seductive opportunities revealed to him by a new Russia: a land of hedonism and desperation, corruption and kindness, magical dachas and debauched nightclubs; a place where secrets - and corpses - come to light only when the deep snows start to thaw...

    The Man Booker Prize Shortlist Has Been Announced, With Books By Julian Barnes, Carol Birch, Patrick deWitt, Esi Edugyan, Stephen Kelman And A.D. Miller

  • In the mid-1990s, Smirnov, Putin, and some friends set up a cooperative to build dachas for its members beside a lake near St. Petersburg.

    The Return

  • It was home to the Communist aristocracy, the families of top party and state officials, who existed in a cocoon of privilege, with their chauffeured cars, special stores and clinics, elite schools, country dachas, Black Sea vacation resorts, superior housing, and nepotistic networks to haul up the next generation.

    The Return

  • Exactly like the Party officials in Russia vying for dachas along the Black Sea, yes.

    Matthew Yglesias » Where Has China’s Inflation Gone?

  • In the mid-1990s, Smirnov, Putin, and some friends set up a cooperative to build dachas for its members beside a lake near St. Petersburg.

    The Return

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