ground floor

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Synonyms for ground floor

the floor of a building that is at or nearest to the level of the ground around the building

becoming part of a venture at the beginning (regarded as position of advantage)

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Manson Mingott's flesh had long since made it impossible for her to go up and down stairs, and with characteristic independence she had made her reception rooms upstairs and established herself (in flagrant violation of all the New York proprieties) on the ground floor of her house; so that, as you sat in her sitting-room window with her, you caught
And while the three Musketeers entered the ground floor room, the cardinal, without asking further information, ascended the staircase like a man who has no need of having his road pointed out to him.
The servants and some of the spare rooms are on the second floor, and all the living rooms are on the ground floor.
On the ground floor there are two hugely long galleries, with low ceilings lying parallel with each other, and rendered additionally dark and dismal by hideous family portraits--every one of which I should like to burn.
This chamber, circular in form, occupied the ground floor of one of those great towers, which, even in our own century, still pierce through the layer of modern edifices with which modern Paris has covered ancient Paris.
The gentleman dismounted, and the landlady gave him a room on the ground floor opposite Don Quixote's and adorned with painted serge hangings of the same sort.
Brick work in basement, lower ground floor, ground floor, first pour slab 7 have almost completed, brick masonry plaster work, PCC works, fitting of glass and fixing of artificial granite, underground water interception system, aluminum foil fixing around basement and electrification work is under progress.
Retaining wall of front portion 50% completed, brick work in basement, lower ground floor and ground floor have almost completed, emergency staircase is completed upto lower ground floor, underground water interception system, aluminum foil fixing around basement and electrification work is under progress.
Ground floor front/side extension to convert garage to playroom and form a WC.
The ground floor apartment includes two bedrooms, the master having an en-suite shower room.
Two Metropolitan Park will be an 18-story building with 300 luxury rental homes and 8,100 square feet of ground floor retail space.
The ground floor and the ground floor form the base floor of this building.
Sutton Kersh on 0151 734 0666 SELLING POINTS 4 2 2 This extended semi detached residence briefly comprises to the ground, a vestibule, a reception hall, lounge, sitting room, a conservatory and an extended breakfast kitchen with ample space for casual dining and entertaining, fitted with a comprehensive range of contemporary units and combining integrated appliances, offering access into a utility area, also to the ground floor there is a ground floor WC and cloakroom.
195 Claremont Avenue--The southwest corner of Tiemann Place; Morningside Heights neighborhood; 2,400 sq ft of ground floor retail space; seeking green grocers, pet stores, upscale food concepts, wine shops
The furnished ground floor home benefits from electric heating, double glazing, alarm and intercom system.