Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of penthouse.

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Examples

  • We live on Eighty-ninth and Park, and Sixty-sixth off Fifth, and Sutton Place, in penthouses and duplexes and townhouses.

    Popular Girls

  • And those are reserved for “the new chosen,” as the Fellowship calls America’s elite, all those now preparing for cozy afterlives to their public lives in penthouses and beach houses and a ranch down in Crawford.

    palin and ‘moral re-armament’

  • But the word has been stretched to its limit and beyond in the New York real estate lexicon, with some apartments being called penthouses for dubious reason, as Christine Haughney describes in Tuesday's Appraisal column.

    NYT > Home Page

  • In France, three African leaders and their families face accusations of embezzling state funds and buying trophies such as penthouses and Ferraris valued at £137m.

    The Guardian World News

  • Under existing laws, it is possible for owners of large units such as penthouses to reduce their fees, putting more of a burden on smaller units.

    Latest News - Yahoo!7 News

  • Love the floor to ceiling windows! was this one of the 'penthouses' or premium apartments then?

    London SE1 community website

  • Our penthouses are the most desirable places to stay in New York City, and will provide one of the most luxurious hotel experiences available anywhere in the world. "

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  • It says that our economy grows not because of those who have made it, but because of those who are on the make -- the innovators, the strivers, the entrepreneurs, the shop owners who get there early and stay late, the working men and women whose honest labor builds the skyscrapers in whose penthouses the magnates sleep.

    Andrei Cherny: Individual Age Economics

  • There are nine other penthouses in the complex, but this one is the largest.

    $6 Million in Mid-Levels

  • “Our downtown is not full of moats and penthouses.”

    “No Matter How Many Moats You Have.” « PubliCola

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