Bungalow



a cottage of one story.
(in India) a one-storied thatched or tiled house, usually surrounded by a veranda.
(in the U.S.) a derivation of the Indian house type, popular especially 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.
Contemporary Examples

Inside Grim Sleeper’s Home Christine Pelisek December 19, 2010
Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days David Freeman December 12, 2014
Sonia Gandhi Health Mystery Sets India Leadership Adrift Bruce Riedel June 23, 2012
Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days David Freeman December 12, 2014
Gore Vidal Epitomized an Era When Writers Were Like Rock Stars Malcolm Jones August 1, 2012

Historical Examples

The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories Ethel M. Dell
The Prisoner of Zenda Anthony Hope
The Motor Girls at Camp Surprise Margaret Penrose
Jan and Her Job L. Allen Harker
Six Little Bunkers at Cousin Tom’s Laura Lee Hope

noun
a one-storey house, sometimes with an attic
(in India) a one-storey house, usually surrounded by a veranda
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