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Chiefly Midland U.S.
Canadian (chiefly Ontario) .
a barn built into the side of a hill or with earth banked around it, often a two-story barn thus having a ground-level entrance for each story.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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The general form of the
remained the same whether it was built into a hillside or not.
Also of note are the mid-nineteenth century
and an early twentieth-century milking barn.
He modified the
to serve better for the breeding of horses by expanding the loft and first-floor stall area.
Typical of two and three story octagonal barns, it is a
, built back into a slope.
Located on the west side of the house is a windmill and a two-story
constructed of modern concrete block.
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