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mansard roofnoun [C]

uk   /ˌmæn.sɑːdˈruːf/  us   /-sɑːrd-/ (also mansard)
a ​type of ​roof with four ​sides that each have two ​slopes, the ​lower one ​steeper than the ​upper one
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