- row house
- nouna house that is one of a row of identical houses situated side by side and sharing common walls (Freq. 1)• Syn: ↑town house• Hypernyms: ↑house
* * *noun: one of a series of houses connected by common sidewalls and forming a continuous group
* * */roh/1. one of a row of houses having uniform, or nearly uniform, plans and fenestration and usually having a uniform architectural treatment, as in certain housing developments.2. a house having at least one side wall in common with a neighboring dwelling.[1935-40]
* * *row house noun (N American)A terraced house• • •Main Entry: ↑row
* * *row house UK [ˈrəʊ ˌhaʊs] US [ˈroʊ ˌhaʊs] noun [countable] [singular row house plural row houses] americana terraced houseThesaurus: buildings where people live or stayhyponym
* * *row house «roh»,one of a row of attached houses of the same design, usually two floors high and occupied by one family.
* * *[rō]n. any of a row of houses joined by common sidewalls
* * */ˈroʊ-/ noun, pl ⋯ houses [count]US : a house in a row of houses that shares a wall with the houses next to it — called also (Brit) terraced house
* * *row house [row house row houses] [ˈrəʊ haʊs] [ˈroʊ haʊs] (also ˈtown house) (both NAmE) (BrE ˌterraced ˈhouse) nouna house that is one of a row of houses that are joined together on each sideExample Bank:
They live in a row house in Washington's Mount Pleasant neighborhood.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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row-house — 1913, Amer.Eng., from ROW (Cf. row) (n.1), which is attested from mid 15c. in sense of a number of houses in a line, + HOUSE (Cf. house) (n.) … Etymology dictionary
row house — [ rou ,haus ] noun count AMERICAN a house in a row of similar houses joined together on both sides … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
row house — row′ house [[t]roʊ[/t]] n. archit. one of a row of houses, each of which has at least one sidewall in common with the next house … From formal English to slang
row house — [ˈrəu haus US ˈrou ] n AmE a house that is part of a line of houses that are joined to each other British Equivalent: terraced house … Dictionary of contemporary English
row house — ☆ row house [rō ] n. any of a line of identical houses joined along the sides by common walls … English World dictionary
row house — UK [ˈrəʊ ˌhaʊs] / US [ˈroʊ ˌhaʊs] noun [countable] Word forms row house : singular row house plural row houses American a terraced house … English dictionary
row house — [[t]ro͟ʊ haʊs[/t]] row houses also rowhouse N COUNT A row house is one of a row of similar houses that are joined together by both of their side walls. [AM] (in BRIT, use terraced house) … English dictionary
row house — noun A variety of residential building where the individual houses lining a street share adjacent walls in common and have a continuous stretch of roof The walls in Eduardos row house were so thin he could hear the neighbors two houses down … Wiktionary
row house — /roh/ 1. one of a row of houses having uniform, or nearly uniform, plans and fenestration and usually having a uniform architectural treatment, as in certain housing developments. 2. a house having at least one side wall in common with a… … Universalium
row house — noun (C) AmE a house that is part of a line of houses that are joined to each other; terraced house BrE … Longman dictionary of contemporary English