longhouse
noun Date: 1643 a long communal dwelling of some North American Indians (as the Iroquois)

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  • longhouse — [lôŋ′hous΄] n. the long, communal dwelling common until the 19th cent. among the Iroquoian peoples of NE North America: also written long house * * * long·house or long house (lôngʹhous ) n. A long communal dwelling, especially of the Iroquois,… …   Universalium

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  • longhouse — [lôŋ′hous΄] n. the long, communal dwelling common until the 19th cent. among the Iroquoian peoples of NE North America: also written long house …   English World dictionary

  • longhouse — noun Any of several long communal dwellings for multiple families …   Wiktionary

  • longhouse — noun (among some North American Indians) a traditional dwelling shared by several families. ↘a large communal village house in parts of Malaysia and Indonesia …   English new terms dictionary

  • longhouse — noun (C) a kind of house, about a hundred feet long, that was used by some native american tribes …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • longhouse —  n.f. Longue maison où vivent plusieurs familles appartenant à un même clan …   Le dictionnaire des mots absents des autres dictionnaires

  • longhouse — n. a tribal communal dwelling, esp. in N. America and the Far East …   Useful english dictionary

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