from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A plan of a floor of a building drawn as if seen from overhead.
  • noun A preliminary plan or strategy.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In architecture, the representation of the divisions of a building at the level of the surface of the ground; commonly, the plan of the lowest story above the cellar, though this is usually raised above the surface of the ground. Also ground-plot. Hence — 2. A first, general, or fundamental plan of any kind.

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  • noun a floor plan for the ground level of a building


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