(Of a house) joined to another house on one side only by a common wall.
- Red House today stands secluded behind a pleasantly weathered red-brick wall surrounded by a forest of bungalows and semi-detached houses.
- The white, almost gleaming walls of the semi-detached houses spelt wealth and comfort.
- Firefighters had to force an entry through a side door of the semi-detached house in Chorley Old Road, Johnson Fold.
A semidetached house.
- But this weekend, lurking behind the twitching curtains of semi-detacheds, was the nasty realisation that crime had propelled the blossoming Cork city suburb into unfamiliar and unwanted territory.
- And before you got to the former marshlands, several suburbs comprised of nothing but two-dollar shops, dowdy brick semi-detacheds and dozens of gawking fresh air watchers had to be negotiated.
- The house is a four-bedroom semi-detached built in the 1960s.
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