Meaning of “brownstone” in the English Dictionary

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"brownstone" in British English

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brownstonenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbraʊn.stəʊn/ us /ˈbraʊn.stoʊn/ mainly US

a house with its front built of a reddish-brown stone, especially common in New York City

(Definition of “brownstone” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"brownstone" in American English

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brownstonenoun [ C ]

us /ˈbrɑʊnˌstoʊn/

a city house with its front built of a red-brown stone

(Definition of “brownstone” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)