apartment house

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noun

a building containing a number of residential apartments.

Nearby words

  1. apartheid,
  2. aparthotel,
  3. apartment,
  4. apartment building,
  5. apartment hotel,
  6. apartmental,
  7. apartmentize,
  8. apast,
  9. apastron,
  10. apatetic

Origin of apartment house

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75

Also called apartment building.

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