Apartment : Definition

Apartment

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Definitions of Apartment

Pronunciation : A*part"ment
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [F. appartement; cf. It. appartamento, fr. appartare to separate, set apart; all fr. L. ad + pars, partis, part. See Apart.]
Definition : 1. A room in a building; a division in a house, separated from others by partitions. Fielding.

2. A set or suite of rooms. De Quincey.

3. A compartment. [Obs.] Pope.


Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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