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- n. A free-standing, single-family dwelling unit, that does not share a common wall with any other structure.
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- n. a house that stands alone
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We turned into the short, broad road, and remained in the centre of it, dreading even the lamp-lighted pavements because of the side entrances which marked off one detached house from another.
MY MOTHER SOLD the riding stables, the attached house, and the meadows to a property developer, who built a housing estate where it had once been, and as part of the deal, gave her a small, detached house at the end of Seton Close.