split-level

[split-lev-uh l]
adjective
  1. 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.
noun
  1. a split-level house.

Origin of split-level

First recorded in 1945–50
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split-level

adjective
  1. (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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