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noun brownstone pronunciation in American English /ˈbraʊnˌstoʊn/
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  1. 1
    [countable] a building made of red-brown stone, especially one built in the U.S. in the past

    He lives in a brownstone in Brooklyn.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] a type of red-brown stone, often used for building

    The original structure was built from brownstone in 1862.



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