town house


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town·house

or town house  (toun′hous′)
n.
1. A row house, especially one designed as a single-family residence.
2. A residence in a city, especially in contrast to a residence in the country.

town house

n
1. a terraced house in an urban area, esp a fashionable one, often having the main living room on the first floor with an integral garage on the ground floor
2. (Human Geography) a person's town residence as distinct from his country residence
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) another name (now chiefly Scot) for town hall
4. (Architecture) Also called: row house or terraced house (chiefly Brit)US and Canadian a house that is part of a terrace

town′ house`

or town′house`,


n.
1. a house in the city, esp. a luxurious one or one distinguished from a person's house in the country.
2. one of a group of two- or three-story houses of uniform architectural treatment, usu. joined by common sidewalls.
[1520–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.town house - a house that is one of a row of identical houses situated side by side and sharing common wallstown house - a house that is one of a row of identical houses situated side by side and sharing common walls
brownstone - a row house built of brownstone; reddish brown in color
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"
terraced house - a house that is part of a terrace
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In my town house, in Oakland, I finished the stock of liquor and wilfully refused to purchase more.
Impassive, as behoves its high breeding, the Dedlock town house stares at the other houses in the street of dismal grandeur and gives no outward sign of anything going wrong within.
The Dedlock town house changes not externally, and hours pass before its exalted dullness is disturbed within.
About 80,000 went in payments on all the estates to the Land Bank, about 30,000 went for the upkeep of the estate near Moscow, the town house, and the allowance to the three princesses; about 15,000 was given in pensions and the same amount for asylums; 150,000 alimony was sent to the countess; about 70,00 went for interest on debts.
As Tarzan leaped from the roadster that had met him at the station and ran up the steps to his London town house he was met at the door by a dry-eyed but almost frantic woman.
The Greystoke town house quite took Meriem's breath away; but when strangers were about none might guess that she had not been to the manner born.
I was brought by the groom in the old carriage to Sir Pitt Crawley's town house, where, after John the groom had behaved most rudely and insolently to me (alas
When there shall be a sentinel at every corner, and a court of guard before the town house, a loyal gentleman may venture to walk abroad.
She gave one of her town houses for a Suffrage headquarters, produced one of her own plays at the Princess Theater, was arrested for picketing during a garment-makers' strike, etc.
He had two large town houses, but preferred to live in chambers as it was less trouble, and took most of his meals at his club.
This year's scheduled new villa stock exceeds 12,000 units, mainly coming from Damac's Akoya Oxygen and Damac Hills, in addition to Nshama's Zahra, Safi and Hayat town houses, with more villa and town house completions expected from Emaar, Dubai Properties and Meydan Sobha.
Hamilton Town House has a real treat in store for you.