Houses

A residential building intended for a single family.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
157
Names
house
houses
woonhuizen Dutch
woonhuis Dutch
woongebouw Dutch
woongebouwen Dutch
casas Spanish
casa Spanish
lar Spanish
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More Definitions

Individual dwellings designed to be occupied by a single tenant or family. May also refer to a building for human occupation, for some purpose other than that of an ordinary dwelling; with this usage, "house" is generally prefaced (e.g., "cowhouse," "almshouse").

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300005433. The J. Paul Getty Trust.