Brownstone meaning

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A reddish-brown sandstone used as a building material.
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A house built or faced with brownish-red sandstone.
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A reddish-brown sandstone, used for building.
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A house with a facade of brownstone.
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(uncountable) A variety of brown to red-brown sandstone once popular as a building material.
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(countable) A row house built of brownstone, especially in New York City.

We tried to buy a Brooklyn brownstone that needed some work, but couldn’t make the down payment.

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