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longhouse

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noun long·house \ˈlȯŋ-ˌhau̇s, -ˈhau̇s\

Definition of longhouse

  1. :  a long communal dwelling of some North American Indians (as the Iroquois)




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longhouse

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noun long·house \ˈlȯŋ-ˌhau̇s\

Definition of longhouse for Students

  1. :  a long dwelling especially of the Iroquois for several families




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