town house

noun
1.
a house in the city, especially as distinguished from a house in the country owned by the same person.
2.
a luxurious house in a large city, occupied entirely by one family.
3.
one of a row of houses joined by common sidewalls.
Also, townhouse.


Origin:
1520–30

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town house
 
n
1.  a terraced house in an urban area, esp a fashionable one, often having the main living room on the first floor with an integral garage on the ground floor
2.  a person's town residence as distinct from his country residence
3.  another name (now chiefly Scot) for town hall
4.  (US), (Canadian) row house, Also called: terraced house a house that is part of a terrace

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Example sentences
Describes his small town house, furnished indifferently.
She also admitted that she doesn't know how to turn on the town house's
  industrial kitchen stove.
When she returned, every room of the town house had video cameras and a safe.
He lives alone in his suburban town house with his dogs.
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