con·​do | \ ˈkän-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce condo (audio) \
plural condos

Definition of condo

a : a unit in a multiunit structure (such as an apartment building) or on land owned in common (such as a town house complex) He lives with his wife … in a really great condo with a really great view of Boston Harbor.— Wendy Wasserstein
b : a building containing condominiums Pastel condos dot the hills, and chili stores and sweet "shoppes" line the main drag.— Ted Fishman

Examples of condo in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Large, beautiful condo, in a wooded setting but close to downtown Birmingham, totals about 6,000 with three floors and an elevator. Judy Rose, Detroit Free Press, "$2.4M Birmingham super condo has been redone from the drywall out," 17 Oct. 2020 At 45 East 7th Street, a 21-unit condo designed by Morris Adjmi Architects, where sales began in August, it’s a similar story. Tim Mckeough, New York Times, "Understatement Is the New Luxury," 16 Oct. 2020 While Froman traveled tirelessly, sleeping on red-eye flights, Lighthizer conducted many negotiations in Washington, while staying at his Georgetown townhouse or commuting to his Palm Beach oceanside condo. Lydia Depillis, ProPublica, "Robert Lighthizer Blew Up 60 Years of Trade Policy. Nobody Knows What Happens Next.," 13 Oct. 2020 Saleh was found dead the day after he was killed in the living room of his condo on the Lower East Side, police said. Lauren Del Valle And Ray Sanchez, CNN, "Man pleads not guilty to 1st-degree murder in gruesome killing of tech CEO Fahim Saleh," 13 Oct. 2020 Cheramies Landing condo, unit 32: Corporate Outfitters of South LLC to Thomas O. Welborn, $50,000., "West Jefferson property transfers for Sept. 16-23, 2020, See a list of home and other sales," 8 Oct. 2020 After moving back to San Antonio, Jones initially neglected to remove the homestead exemption on her D.C. condo, a mistake which surfaced during her close-but-unsuccessful congressional bid in 2018. Gilbert Garcia,, "Garcia: In TX-23 race, Tony Gonzales makes false allegations about Gina Ortiz Jones’ residency," 7 Oct. 2020 The woman was given a courtesy ride home to her North Royalton condo. John Benson, cleveland, "Ex-lovers’ rendezvous goes sideways fast: Strongsville Police Blotter," 7 Oct. 2020 Now, the Konrads are seeking an impressive return on their 4,491-square-foot condo, which is in one of the city’s most in-demand areas. Bob Goldsborough,, "WGN weather anchor Paul Konrad lists Near West Side condo with rooftop penthouse for $2.95 million," 7 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of condo

1964, in the meaning defined above

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“Condo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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plural condos

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