[ split-lev-uhl ]
/ ˈsplɪtˈlɛv əl /
noting a house having a room or rooms that are somewhat above or below adjacent rooms, with the floor levels usually differing by approximately half a story.
a split-level house.
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Origin of split-level
First recorded in 1945–50
Words nearby split-level
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Example sentences from the Web for split-level
Weinstein has a house in Rockville, Md., a split-level where he had lived with his wife and daughter for 35 years.Warren Weinstein: How the USAID Worker Was Kidnapped (Video)|Matthew DeLuca|May 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The split-level house on Vermont Avenue sat empty for years before Occupy Wall Street claimed it.Occupy Our Homes: Wall Street Protests’ New Frontier|Michelle Goldberg|December 7, 2011|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for split-level
(of a house, room, etc) having the floor level of one part about half a storey above or below the floor level of an adjoining part
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