town house


town house

noun

: a house that has two or three levels and that is attached to a similar house by a shared wall

: a house in a city or town; especially : a house in a town or city owned by someone who also has a house in the country

Full Definition of TOWN HOUSE

1
:  a house in town; specifically :  the city residence of one having a countryseat or having a chief residence elsewhere <stayed at their town house during the social season>
2
:  a usually single-family house of two or sometimes three stories that is usually connected to a similar house by a common sidewall; also :  row house

First Known Use of TOWN HOUSE

1586

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