duplex apartment

noun

Definition of duplex apartment

: an apartment having rooms on two floors

Examples of duplex apartment in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Thirty people including several children were critically injured, with firefighters making dramatic rescues using tower ladders and ladders, after a fire broke out inside a third floor duplex apartment in the Bronx on Jan. 9, 2022. NBC News, 8 Feb. 2022 Dozens more victims were hurt when the fire broke out in a duplex apartment of a 19-story building at 333 East 181st Street in the Bronx’s Fordham Heights neighborhood. Stephanie Pagones, Fox News, 12 Jan. 2022 The duplex apartment consists of a private penthouse on the building's sixth floor and half of the fifth floor. Mary Elizabeth Andriotis, House Beautiful, 24 Jan. 2022 The flames ignited Sunday morning before 11 a.m. ET, due to a malfunctioning electric space heater in a bedroom of a duplex apartment on the third floor. Morgan Winsor, ABC News, 10 Jan. 2022 The fire started on the second and third floors of the building in a duplex apartment, the New York Times reported. Fox News, 10 Jan. 2022 On Sunday, first responders arrived within three minutes of receiving a call about a fire that had engulfed a duplex apartment on East 181st Street in Fordham Heights, the commissioner said. Abigail Adams And Jd Knapp, PEOPLE.com, 9 Jan. 2022 Nigro said the fire started in a duplex apartment between the second and third floors. Caroline Linton, CBS News, 10 Jan. 2022 The fire started in a duplex apartment in the 19-story building and spread quickly through an open door, authorities said at a Sunday afternoon news conference. Washington Post, 9 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of duplex apartment

circa 1925, in the meaning defined above

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“Duplex apartment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/duplex%20apartment. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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