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Definition of red-brick in English:

adjective

1Built with red bricks: a grand red-brick terrace
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  • Instead they decided my dining room, with its red-brick fireplace and bay window, and my foyer had more character.
  • The red-brick complex in Pottsville, Pa., built just two years after the original factory burned down, is an aging labyrinth.
  • It's a small, nondescript, red-brick building on a short street downtown, but the stone crest above the door tells most of the story.
1.1(Of a British university) founded in the late 19th or early 20th century and with buildings of brick, as distinct from the older universities built of stone: a junior history professor at a red-brick university
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  • Colin was into things like the Royal Court Theatre and red-brick universities.

Words that rhyme with red-brick

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