low-rise definition by Webster's New World
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designating or of a building, esp. an apartment house, having only a few stories
low-rise definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Of or relating to a building having few stories and often no elevators: a low-rise apartment house.
Origin: low1 + (high)-rise.