from The Century Dictionary.

  • Partially attached or united; partially bound by affection, interest, or special preference of any kind.


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  • Its tree-lined streets and semi-attached houses on relatively large lots seem a long way from Manhattan; and in fact, the neighborhood's lack of subway service makes for a long trip for those who do commute.

    Bergen Beach: Connected, but Still Remote

  • Natalie Portman was rumored to be semi-attached to that project, but whether that's still the case remains to be seen.

    'Order Of The Seven': Disney's Snow White Retelling Moving Forward

  • For single-family homes, prices range from around $400,000 for a small three-bedroom semi-attached house, to upward of $1 million for new or renovated houses with four or five bedrooms, luxury appliances and in-ground pools, brokers say.

    Bergen Beach: Connected, but Still Remote

  • I, on the other hand, grew up shopping at Macy's on Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn, not far from where our family lived in a semi-attached brick house on Avenue I across from Congregation B'nai Israel of Midwood.

    Barbara Fischkin: The Proper Plunderer: For My Mother-in-Law

  • Somehow the first picture shows the power of the wind in the tree superstructures, like balloons about to burst, and only semi-attached to the ground.

    Whistle Down The Wind

  • It's a semi-attached - called a two-family home in New York.

    cody moves in

  • A peninsula reached into the sea from Jameson, bending toward the islands, of which the first, semi-attached with a bar of glistening wet sand and ledge, was clearly visible through what could be some ten feet of pale green water.

    Just a Corpse at Twilight

  • Great-Grand-Children of the Abbey, Mr. Thornton and Margaret Thornton, a number of semi-attached couples, Lady Lufton and her son, the De

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 69, July, 1863

  • Timothy consented with alacrity, seeming to feel the burden of his semi-attached state.

    Eve to the Rescue

  • Such a semi-attached relationship does not conduce to much mutual understanding.

    The Soul of the Far East


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