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condominium

noun con·do·min·i·um \ˌkän-də-ˈmi-nē-əm\

: a room or set of rooms that is owned by the people who live there and that is part of a larger building containing other similar sets of rooms

: a building that contains condominiums

plural con·do·min·iums also con·do·min·ia\-nē-ə\

Full Definition of CONDOMINIUM

1
a :  joint dominion; especially :  joint sovereignty by two or more nations
b :  a government operating under joint rule
2
:  a politically dependent territory under condominium
3
a :  individual ownership of a unit in a multiunit structure (as an apartment building) or on land owned in common (as a town house complex); also :  a unit so owned
b :  a building containing condominiums

Origin of CONDOMINIUM

New Latin, from Latin com- + dominium domain
First Known Use: circa 1714
CONDOMINIA Defined for Kids

condominium

noun con·do·min·i·um \ˌkän-də-ˈmi-nē-əm\

Definition of CONDOMINIUM for Kids

:  an individually owned unit in a building with many units

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