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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.
(of a store, restaurant, apartment, etc.) located below the level of the sidewalk:
a popular walk-down nightclub in Greenwich Village.
Americanism; noun, adj. use of verb phrase
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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