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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How to use split-level in a sentence
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 | THE 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 | THE 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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