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walk-down

[wawk-doun] /ˈwɔkˌdaʊn/
noun
1.
a store, living quarters, etc., located below the street level and approached by a flight of steps:
It was a dimly lit walk-down optimistically called a garden apartment.
adjective
2.
(of a store, restaurant, apartment, etc.) located below the level of the sidewalk:
a popular walk-down nightclub in Greenwich Village.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10, Americanism; noun, adj. use of verb phrase walk down
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