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brown·stone

 (broun′stōn′)
n.
1. A reddish-brown sandstone used as a building material.
2. A brick or stone townhouse, especially one faced with reddish-brown sandstone.
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brownstone

(ˈbraʊnˌstəʊn)
n
1. (Geological Science) a reddish-brown iron-rich sandstone used for building
2. (Building) a house built of or faced with this stone
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brown•stone

(ˈbraʊnˌstoʊn)

n.
1. a reddish brown sandstone.
2. a building fronted with this stone.
[1830–40]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brownstone - a reddish brown sandstonebrownstone - a reddish brown sandstone; used in buildings
sandstone - a sedimentary rock consisting of sand consolidated with some cement (clay or quartz etc.)
2.brownstone - a row house built of brownstone; reddish brown in color
row house, town house - a house that is one of a row of identical houses situated side by side and sharing common walls
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Translations

brownstone

[ˈbraʊnstəʊn] N (US) → (casa f construida con) piedra f caliza de color rojizo
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brownstone

[ˈbraʊnstəʊn] nbâtiment m de grès brunbrown sugar ncassonade f, sucre m brun
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References in classic literature ?
The neighbourhood was thought remote, and the house was built in a ghastly greenish- yellow stone that the younger architects were beginning to employ as a protest against the brownstone of which the uniform hue coated New York like a cold chocolate sauce; but the plumbing was perfect.
It was in the killing department that the packers had been left most in the lurch, and precisely here that they could least afford it; the smoking and canning and salting of meat might wait, and all the by-products might be wasted--but fresh meats must be had, or the restaurants and hotels and brownstone houses would feel the pinch, and then "public opinion" would take a startling turn.
Brennan has spent the last decade overseeing the expansion of his eponymous brokerage Brennan Real Estate, which will now do business as Engel & Volkers Brownstone Brooklyn with, initially, three shop locations: Engel & Volkers Brooklyn Dumbo, Engel & Volkers Brooklyn Prospect Heights and Engel & Volkers Brooklyn Cobble Hill.
Brooklyn, NY, January 04, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Brownstone Poets presents a Long Island Special--George Wallace and Friends--with Russ Green and Vicki Iorio, on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.
by Arni Brownstone. Edmonton: University of Alberta
Brownstone, a curator of world cultures at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, presents reproductions of war paintings of the Tsuu T'ina (Sarcee or Sarsi) Nation, as well as related artifacts.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Maxee Maxwell, a member of the 1990s girl group Brownstone -- best known for the hit "If You Love Me" -- has died after cutting herself in a fall at home, a representative said Monday.
Choosing to expand into a historic building isn't common among retailers--especially when the building is generally considered a residential property--but Kahn and Solomon saw the brownstone as a way to further integrate within the community.
13 December 2013 -- New York-based fixed income investment firm Brownstone Investment Group said it has expanded its trading platform with the addition of emerging markets debt.
Auto Business News-April 9, 2012--Peugeot reveals details of RZ Brownstone Edition(C)1994-2012 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
The Invention of Brownstone Brooklyn: Gentrification and the Search for Authenticity in Postwar New York tells of a notorious industrial slum of the 1940s and 1950s which by the 1980s had become a Mecca for hip bars, yoga studios, and expensive townhouses.