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brownstone

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noun brown·stone \-ˌstōn\

Simple Definition of brownstone

  • : a reddish-brown type of stone that is used for building

  • : a house that is covered with a layer of brownstone

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of brownstone

  1. 1 :  a reddish-brown sandstone used for building

  2. 2 :  a dwelling faced with brownstone

Examples of brownstone in a sentence

  1. She lives in a beautiful brownstone in Manhattan.



1846

First Known Use of brownstone

1846


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