tract house

noun
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of tract house

: any of many similarly designed houses built on a tract of land

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First Known Use of tract house

1956


TRACT HOUSE Defined for English Language Learners

tract house

noun

Definition of tract house for English Language Learners

  • : a house that is one of many similar houses built on an area of land


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