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

Definition of condo

: condominium sense 3: such as
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 In March, Harris also sold her one-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom condo in San Francisco, WSJ reported. Nicholas Rice,, "Kamala Harris Selling Her 2-Bedroom Washington, D.C. Condo for Close to $2 Million," 14 Apr. 2021 Williams and Johnson were fatally shot in the parking lot outside a Takoma Park condo building after the officer noticed the men appeared to be breaking into a car, police said. Washington Post, "Off-duty Pentagon police officer charged with murder in the shootings of two Maryland men," 9 Apr. 2021 But don’t expect breathtaking water views from the deck; the home sits on a narrow stretch of canal and looks straight into the far-from-attractive Ritz-Carlton Residences condo building. Howard Walker, Robb Report, "Home of the Week: This $21 Million Achille Salvagni-Designed Miami Beach Mansion Is a Retro-Cool Paradise," 30 Mar. 2021 An 18-story condo building in Miami Beach is setting itself apart with a one-of-a-kind amenity: athletes. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, "Real Estate newsletter: A New York mansion with a dark past," 13 Mar. 2021 The triplex is located at 823 Park Avenue, a prestigious condo building between 75th and 76th Streets, and is over 10,000 square feet, according to listing agent Maria Manuche of Compass. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "Billionaire Hedge-Funder Joseph Edelman Asks $33.2 Million for Manhattan Penthouse," 10 Mar. 2021 One recent morning, 99-year-old Don Weidenbach tinkered with a balky humidifier on a workbench in the basement of his senior condo building in Edina. Star Tribune, "At 99, computer pioneer looks back at early Minnesota tech," 9 Jan. 2021 The protest outside Wheeler’s condo building was not the first to attract a crowd Friday, the 93rd consecutive day of Portland protests. oregonlive, "Protesters gather at Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler’s condo Friday night (live updates)," 29 Aug. 2020 The commotion followed a sit-in in the lobby of the Portland mayor's condo building Friday night., "Protests Erupt At Portland Police Building, Mayor's Condo," 29 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of condo

1964, in the meaning defined above

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18 Apr 2021

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“Condo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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