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ground plan

n.
1. A plan of a floor of a building drawn as if seen from overhead.
2. A preliminary plan or strategy: the ground plan for an invasion.

ground plan

n
1. (Architecture) a drawing of the ground floor of a building, esp one to scale. See also plan3 Compare elevation5
2. a preliminary or basic outline

ground′ plan`


n.
1. the plan of a floor of a building.
2. a first or fundamental plan.
[1725–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ground plan - a floor plan for the ground level of a buildingground plan - a floor plan for the ground level of a building
floor plan - scale drawing of a horizontal section through a building at a given level; contrasts with elevation
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Built according a to Victorian Gothic design based on late medieval Italian models, its remarkable stone dome, turrets, pointed arches and eccentric ground plan are close to traditional palace architecture.
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