brownstone brownstone  /b ˈraʊn ˌstoʊn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a reddish brown sandstone; used in buildings
  2. (n) a row house built of brownstone; reddish brown in color

Usage(s):

  1. Given the foot traffic on a sleepy brownstone block, the notion of ABC paying people to stealth-advertise the show this way doesn't seem like the greatest idea.
  2. From a four-story midtown Manhattan brownstone, the sound of screaming can be heard all day long.
  3. In 1993, Mona Boyd and her Ghanaian husband rented out their brownstone in Boston and moved to Ghana.

News

  1. Sex talk in Park Slope

    Writer Sue Sanders will school brownstone Brooklynites on how to talk about the birds and the bees Sunday in Park Slope — and lesson one is stop beating around the bush.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: New York Daily News

  2. R&B Divas: Atlanta’ Star Nicci Gilbert’s Clothing Line Deemed Fraudulent

    *As if the petition to get her fired from the very show she helped create wasn’t enough, Nicci Gilbert finds herself in the middle of even more drama and speculation this week. According to a new report, the Brownstone and “R&B Divas: Atlanta” star is not the real designer behind her much promoted line, “Curvato.” [...]
    on June 20, 2013     Source: EURweb

  3. VHA wants Carr, Aeolian developer to partner

    Vicksburg Housing Authority officials want Aeolian and Carr Central developer Brownstone to partner with the housing authority in a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development demonstration program.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Vicksburg Post

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Quotes

  1. "What struck me then was that Dunbar had a way of capturing the Southern black dialect as poetry," Ms. Marshall said. "What I had been hearing in the kitchen of that brownstone house when my mother and her friends came together to have their...
    on Mar 11, 2009 By: Paule Marshall Source: New York Times

  2. "I congratulate Senator Schumer for having the foresight to introduce The Fighting Real Estate Fraud Act of 2009. Earlier this month I announced an indictment of a man for forging documents in an attempt to steal a Harlem brownstone and two years...
    on Apr 20, 2009 By: Robert Morgenthau Source: New York Daily News

  3. "I was interested in making this rooted in the real world," Powell said. "The play is set basically 1890-1925 and that's right around the time of the Harlem Renaissance. The couple live in a brownstone. So why not a brownstone in Harlem?"
    on Apr 13, 2005 By: Keith Powell Source: Playbill.com

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