town house

or townhouse


noun

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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Origin of town house

First recorded in 1520–30
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British Dictionary definitions for town house

town house

noun

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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