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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