town house

noun

Definition of town house

  1. 1 :  a house in town; specifically :  the city residence of one having a country seat or having a chief residence elsewhere stayed at their town house during the social season

  2. 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

1571

First Known Use of town house

1571


TOWN HOUSE Defined for English Language Learners

town house

noun

Definition of town house for English Language Learners

  • : 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

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