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two-family house

[too-fam-uh-lee, -fam-lee] /ˈtuˌfæm ə li, -ˌfæm li/
a house designed for occupation by two families in contiguous apartments, as on separate floors. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • A double or two-family house of similar proportions was built next, as shown in Fig. 139.

    Carpentry and Woodwork Edwin W. Foster
  • He had no interest in his wife's movements; the two-family house on Ash Street was beyond her range!

    The Vehement Flame Margaret Wade Campbell Deland
  • "And I never did like the idea of livin' in a two-family house," declared Hephzy.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln

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