Casitas



a small crude dwelling forming part of a shantytown inhabited by Mexican laborers in the southwestern U.S.
a luxurious bungalow serving as private guest accommodations at a resort hotel, especially in the southwestern U.S. or Mexico.
Historical Examples

Scarcely a house is visible, for the casitas of adobe and wood nestle mostly in sheltered nooks.
Historical Introduction to Studies Among the Sedentary Indians of New Mexico; Report on the Ruins of the Pueblo of Pecos Adolphus Bandelier

noun

a small house; a cabin or bungalow
Examples

Welcome to my humble casita.
Word Origin

diminutive of Spanish casa

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