town·​home ˈtau̇n-ˌhōm How to pronounce townhome (audio)
plural townhomes
: a house that has two or three levels and that is attached to a similar house by a shared wall : town house sense 1
"Drop-dead gorgeous 1991 townhome in the heart of Brentwood" was how McKenna described the property in the listing.Jeffrey Toobin
An "extraordinary" townhome community, conveniently located on approximately 30 acres of magnificent countryside in the Jefferson Boro area of South Hills.The Pittsburgh Press
… machines rumble outside smoothing the way for a townhome complex, vanguard of the new village.Charlie Meyers

Examples of townhome in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The shooting, captured on neighbor's surveillance cameras, took place about a half-hour before sunset Wednesday night at a San Antonio townhome where the girl lived with her siblings, age 7 and 8, and and the children's parents, Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar reported. Anthony Robledo, USA TODAY, 10 May 2024 Plans include a 300-unit luxury apartment complex, a parking garage, two buildings with townhomes priced at $500,000 and up, and three commercial buildings, which could include retail and sit-down restaurants. Sarah Ritter, Kansas City Star, 8 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for townhome 

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Word History

First Known Use

1957, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of townhome was in 1957

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“Townhome.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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