row house


row house
noun
a 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
Hyponyms: ↑brownstone, ↑terraced house

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noun
Etymology: row (IV)
: one of a series of houses connected by common sidewalls and forming a continuous group

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/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]

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row house noun (N American)
A terraced house
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Main Entry:row

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row house UK [ˈrəʊ ˌhaʊs] US [ˈroʊ ˌhaʊs] noun [countable] [singular row house plural row houses] american
a terraced house
Thesaurus: buildings where people live or stayhyponym

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row house «roh»,
one of a row of attached houses of the same design, usually two floors high and occupied by one family.

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[rō]
n. any of a row of houses joined by common sidewalls

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/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

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row house [row house row houses] [ˈrəʊ haʊs] [ˈroʊ haʊs] (also ˈtown house) (both NAmE) (BrE ˌterraced ˈhouse) noun
a house that is one of a row of houses that are joined together on each side
See also:terraced house town house  
Example 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


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