Townhouse Town"house`, n. 1. A building devoted to the public used of a town; a townhall. [1913 Webster]

2. a house in the city, usu. said of a second residence belonging to one who has a permanent residence elsewhere, as in the countryside. [1913 Webster]

3. Row House. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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