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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Apartment  \A*part"ment\,  n.  [F.  appartement  cf  It 
  appartamento  fr  appartare  to  separate,  set  apart;  all  fr 
  L.  ad  +  pars,  partis,  part  See  {Apart}.] 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  apartment 
  n  :  a  suite  of  rooms  usually  on  one  floor  of  an  apartment  house 
  [syn:  {flat}] 




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