duplex house

noun
a house having separate apartments for two families, especially a two-story house having a complete apartment on each floor and two separate entrances.
Also called duplex.
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duplex house
 
n
(US), (Canadian) Also called (US): semidetached a house divided into two separate dwellings

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For each single-family home or duplex house, one nameplate not exceeding a combined area of six square feet for each occupancy.
Perhaps your can work out some rule for the number of students renting a duplex house.
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