duplex apartment


noun

an apartment with rooms on two connected floors.

Nearby words

  1. dupleix,
  2. dupleix, joseph françois,
  3. duplessis-mornay,
  4. duplet,
  5. duplex,
  6. duplex chain,
  7. duplex house,
  8. duplex kidney,
  9. duplex lock,
  10. duplex process

Origin of duplex apartment

An Americanism dating back to 1935–40

Also called duplex.

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British Dictionary definitions for duplex apartment

duplex apartment

noun

US and Canadian an apartment on two floors
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