Pronunciation: (kot'ij), [key]
1. a small house, usually of only one story.
2. a small, modest house at a lake, mountain resort, etc., owned or rented as a vacation home.
3. one of a group of small, separate houses, as for patients at a hospital, guests at a hotel, or students at a boarding school.
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