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"cottage" in British English

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cottagenoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɒt.ɪdʒ/  us   /ˈkɑː.t̬ɪdʒ/
B1 a ​smallhouse, usually in the ​countryside: They ​live in an ​idyllic country/​thatched cottage, with ​roses around the ​door. We ​rented a little beach cottage on the ​North Caroline ​coast.

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(Definition of cottage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cottage" in American English

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cottagenoun [C]

 us   /ˈkɑt̬·ɪdʒ/
a ​smallhouse, usually away from a ​city or ​town
(Definition of cottage from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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