first floor


plural first floors
: the floor of a building most nearly on a level with the ground : ground floor sense 1
chiefly British : the floor next above the ground floor

Examples of first floor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In multiple cells on that floor as well as on the first floor, the mattresses had chunks missing, an issue Camacho found particularly vexing. Keri Blakinger, Los Angeles Times, 5 June 2024 The main house, which dates back to 1879, contains The Left Bank restaurant, a wine room, an inviting sitting room on the first floor, five one-bedroom guest rooms, and a two-bedroom suite above. Christine Chitnis, Travel + Leisure, 4 June 2024 Baltimore Police Commissioner Richard Worley said that two groups had an altercation inside the mall, on the first floor, when an individual fired a gun into a crowd while running away and unintentionally hit the child. Cassidy Jensen, Baltimore Sun, 13 Apr. 2024 This hidden gem is located on the first floor of the Promenade Rio Vista apartment complex and is steps away from the Rio Vista trolley stop. Carlos Rico, San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for first floor 

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of first floor was in the 15th century

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“First floor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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