American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One of a series of houses, often of similar or identical design, situated side by side and joined by common walls.
- n. A variety of residential building where the individual houses lining a street share adjacent walls in common and have a continuous stretch of roof
- n. a house that is one of a row of identical houses situated side by side and sharing common walls
- Compound of row and house. (Wiktionary)
“It was in the middle of the block on Fifty-third off Blackstone, what was called a row house from an earlier century, strange to the eyes of a man who thought of houses as being miles apart from each other.”
“At the very moment I am pulling the curtains from in front of our bedroom window, the twister is ripping the face from a row house on Sixty-second Street at Sixth Avenue.”
“Sampson and I drove to Jiang An-Lo's place of business, a duplex row house on the corner of Eighteenth and M Streets in Northeast.”
“She stood on the sidewalk, hidden behind some anemic evergreens, looking at the row house that was, according to his lawyer's Rolodex, Victor Symington's current residence.”
“Jiang An-Lo's row house was faded, peeling yellow, and looked decrepit from the outside.”
“She had a base in and around Baltimore, where she lived in a nine-foot-wide row house in the old ethnic neighborhood of Fells Point; the Baltimore area accounted for the single largest bloc of voters in the primary.”
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