adobe house


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Noun1.adobe house - a house built of sod or adobe laid in horizontal coursesadobe house - a house built of sod or adobe laid in horizontal courses
house - a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families; "he has a house on Cape Cod"; "she felt she had to get out of the house"
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My family, my grandparents, and my aunt and uncle, we all left our houses in the city and lived in my grandparents' adobe house at their vineyard.
In the summer, dining moves from inside the 1847 adobe house to a tented patio, the better to see the distant peaks.
2) Duane Newcomb, The Owner-Built Adobe House, Scribner, New York, New York, 1980, cited by Mother Earth News, Ogden Publications Inc.
His parents built their own adobe house, raised their own food, collected their water from the river, and taught their children the old ways.
A house using adobe (earth and straw made into bricks) is called an adobe house.
True, if you live in an old, unreinforced adobe house or some older wood frame houses.
It was always in my mind that one day I would find an old adobe house to restore.
Baca was holed up in an adobe house following a trial, and witnesses claimed that 40 cowboys allegedly fired 4,000 rounds at him.
The dream that keeps Tike and Ella May from utter despair is to buy a piece of land where they could build an adobe house, a house of earth that would stand against termites and the wind, a solid foothold from which they could dig their way out of poverty.
Adobe house made with mud blocks is similar to cement concrete block masonry, but blocks are made with mud, dried in sun and used with mud mortar.
One day, Tike receives a book from the government about how to construct a sturdier adobe house, made from the land itself, and he starts to espouse the benefits of adobe.
Published as a complement to the collections of the educational center and museum housed in the nineteenth century adobe house at the site, this volume presents the history of the southern California site including discussions of the indigenous populations that used the area as a trading and ceremonial hub, the enormous grant of three hundred thousand acres made to a Spanish soldier in 1784 and its subsequent role as a functioning rancho in the life and development of the region.