a house in the city, especially as distinguished from a house in the country owned by the same person.
a luxurious house in a large city, occupied entirely by one family.
one of a row of houses joined by common sidewalls.
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How to use town house in a sentence
I headed straight to The Coffee Mill before stopping at my town house.
But I made a million dollars by the time I was 20, I bought a town house in Manhattan and put myself through Columbia.
Val was a fool for letting his town house in the spring but of course we know he is one and must put up with it.Elster's Folly | Mrs. Henry Wood
In the public square stands the principal church, royal treasury, town-house, and the richest shops.The Expeditions of Zebulon Montgomery Pike, Volume II (of 3) | Elliott Coues
But now a proper edifice, the town house, is built for public use and the public meetings are held in it.A short history of Rhode Island | George Washington Greene
British Dictionary definitions for town house
a terraced house in an urban area, esp a fashionable one, often having the main living room on the first floor with an integral garage on the ground floor
a person's town residence as distinct from his country residence
another name (now chiefly Scot) for town hall
Also called: row house, (chiefly Brit) terraced house US and Canadian a house that is part of a terrace
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