town-house

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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