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[sek-uh nd-stawr-ee, -stohr-ee]
  1. of or located on the second story or floor.
  2. of or relating to a second-story man: The theft was a second-story job.
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second floor

  1. the floor or story above the ground floor.
  2. (in Britain and elsewhere outside the U.S.) the second story completely above ground level.Compare first floor.
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Origin of second floor

First recorded in 1815–25
Also called second story.

second story

  1. second floor.
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second floor

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