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noun
the floor or story above the ground floor.
(in Britain and elsewhere outside the U.S.) the second story completely above ground level.Compare first floor.
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Also called second story.

Origin of second floor

First recorded in 1815–25
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British Dictionary definitions for second floor

second floor

noun
British the storey of a building immediately above the first and two floors up from the groundUS and Canadian term: third floor
US and Canadian the floor or storey of a building immediately above the ground floorBritish equivalent: first floor
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