Definition of bank barn in English:

bank barn

Syllabification: bank barn


chiefly North American
  • A barn built into a hill or other sloped ground.
    More example sentences
    • Sid and Joey are proud of the family history the farms portray, from the stately Westleigh bank barn to the handmade gate hinges and latches made from iron by a 1930s farmhand.
    • We have a large ‘Pennsylvania Dutch’ bank barn in the center of our farm complex.
    • Aullwood's barn is built in the bank barn style used here by German heritage farmers in the 1800's.

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