Origin of condo
1970–75, Americanism; by shortening; cf. -o
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Examples from the Web for condo
Later we learn that “Lennon and his wife had purchased a condo about a mile and a half from the Mailer home” in Provincetown, RI.Norman Mailer: A Life Lived Loud
October 20, 2013
A condo six blocks away from Concord Baptist church recently sold for $1.04 million.The Hope and Danger of Electing Bill de Blasio as New York City Mayor
October 7, 2013
Alayban was arrested after the 30-year-old Kenyan servant, who has not been named by police, fled the condo.
Alayban was on one of her annual vacations to the condo on tony Jamboree Road when she was arrested.
The police arrested Alayban late that evening and found four Filipino servants in the house, who were removed from the condo.
I tried not to gawp at what must have been a couple million bucks' worth of condo.Little Brother</p>
She put her lid down and paced around the condo, looking at the leaves floating in the pool.Makers</p>
The other passed through Deleytoza, and came down upon the bridge at Condo.In the Irish Brigade
G. A. Henty
- a condominium building or apartment
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Word Origin and History for condo
1964, short for condominium.
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