town·​home | \ ˈtau̇n-ˌhōm How to pronounce townhome (audio) \
plural townhomes

Definition of townhome

: 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 Donated by Nancy Wellener, alumna of the Leadership class of 2012, the winning ticket holder receives the use of a spacious three-bedroom, three-bath MeadowRidge townhome (sleeps eight) in The Villages of Seven Springs. Sam Boyer, cleveland, "A little humor can go a long way: Whit & Whimsey," 23 Apr. 2021 It has not been disputed that the regulator was Sam Randazzo, who resigned in November as chair of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio days after the FBI searched his Columbus townhome and FirstEnergy disclosed the payment. Mark Gillispie, Star Tribune, "FirstEnergy in talks on deferred prosecution agreement," 23 Apr. 2021 The family started out by renting single-family homes but last October signed an 18-month lease for a three-bedroom townhome at the Row, for just over $2,300 a month. Liam Dillon Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, "The nation’s hottest housing market? Surprise — it’s Fresno," 31 Mar. 2021 The two-story townhome at 608 Laurel Lane is ready for move-in. Dallas News, "Luxury townhomes available in Wylie," 28 Feb. 2021 In Broward county, condo and townhome sales were up 22.8% in February from the same time last year, according to a report by the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Trevor Fraser,, "Orlando home prices are soaring, but condos aren’t going along for the ride," 9 Apr. 2021 The townhome is located in Woodbridge Townhomes, a new Grenadier Homes community close to Central Expressway, the Telecom Corridor and the Bush Turnpike. Dallas News, "Grenadier Homes spotlights Wylie townhome," 14 Feb. 2021 The low-maintenance townhome at 1579 Main St. is close to Southlake Town Square. Dallas News, "It’s a ‘great time’ to sell in Southlake, firm reports," 28 Mar. 2021 Castellanos also noted that the 49 park models — or the townhome-style units — will attract vacationers who might otherwise never consider staying at an RV park. San Diego Union-Tribune, "This resort might change the way you think about RV parks — and the coast of Chula Vista," 24 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of townhome

1957, in the meaning defined above

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30 Apr 2021

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“Townhome.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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