Definition of private house in English:

private house

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  • A house that is a private home, as distinct from a shop, office, or public building.
    More example sentences
    • Port Eliot, my favourite, is held in the grounds of a private house in Cornwall.
    • The services have in consequence been held in private houses.
    • A number of Islamic palaces with gardens sprang up, with a row of finely ornamented private houses near them.

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