a building containing a number of residential apartments.
- Also called apartment building.
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How to use apartment house in a sentence
A raging fire tore through the roof of an apartment house in Prince George’s County on Friday night brought firefighters to the scene from several jurisdictions.Blaze in Prince George’s tears through apartment house roof, officials say | Martin Weil | January 2, 2021 | Washington Post
Furry, turning right, walks past the faded, green-glowing bay windows of an apartment house to the corner.Stanley Booth on the Life and Hard Times of Blues Genius Furry Lewis | Stanley Booth | June 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I remember climbing their apartment house stairs with an overly friendly smile on my face.The Cost: What Stop and Frisk Does to a Young Man’s Soul | Rilla Askew | May 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Many became convinced that he was at the apartment house to see a woman, although this was never proved or even substantiated.
When he dropped me off at my apartment house, I managed to escape with a kiss.
And from that ran a concrete passage beside the apartment house out to the street one block below.
The New Yorker warmed a little, as an apartment-house furnace warms when the strawberry season begins.Sixes and Sevens | O. Henry
At a corner nearest to his apartment house the dogman turned down a side street, hoping for fewer witnesses to his ignominy.Sixes and Sevens | O. Henry
Or is it the excellent opportunity for social life offered by this convenient apartment-house that attracts?Roof and Meadow | Dallas Lore Sharp
After a short walk the old man led the way into a small apartment house, and up the stairs.To Him That Hath | Leroy Scott