tract house
noun Date: 1956 any of many similarly designed houses built on a tract of land

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tract house — tract′ house n. archit. a house forming part of a real estate development, usu. having a plan and appearance common to some or all of the houses in the development • Etymology: 1955–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • tract house — n. a residential house built to a common or frequently repeated design as part of a housing development …   English World dictionary

  • tract house — tract ,house noun count AMERICAN one of many similar houses built very close together in one area …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tract house — noun one of many houses of similar design constructed together on a tract of land • Hypernyms: ↑house • Part Holonyms: ↑tract housing * * * noun : one of many similarly designed houses built on a tract of land * * * a house forming part of a real …   Useful english dictionary

  • tract house — (also tract home) noun N. Amer. a house forming part of a housing estate …   English new terms dictionary

  • tract house — noun Any of many houses, of a similar (if not identical) plan and design, built on a tract of land Syn: tract home …   Wiktionary

  • tract house — a house forming part of a real estate development, usually having a plan and appearance common to some or all of the houses in the development. [1955 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • tract home — ˈtract house f1 [tract house] (also ˈtract home) noun (NAmE) …   Useful english dictionary

  • tract housing — noun housing consisting of similar houses constructed together on a tract of land • Hypernyms: ↑housing, ↑lodging, ↑living accommodations • Part Meronyms: ↑tract house …   Useful english dictionary

  • tract home — noun a tract house …   Wiktionary

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