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Long house

A Native American dwelling, used by the Iroquois and other eastern tribes, constructed of poles set in the ground and lashed together to form an arched or triangular-shaped frame, connected with horizontal poles; approximately 16 feet wide and 50 to 100 feet long, and divided internally into compartments 6 to 8 feet wide opening onto a con-tinuous aisle.
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Stanton Long House is approached over a gravel drive which leads to a courtyard parking area in front of the partially converted Coach House.
The High School Equivalency Program, which was discontinued in September, and the Vivian Olum Child Development Center are on the land immediately south of the Long House.
The Long House serves as the clubhouse, discussion and exhibit areas," says Junyee or Luis Yee Jr.
We think it's a long house which would have been home to a family, and perhaps used for gatherings and meetings.
It was the first time that a senior official of Myanmar's junta has indicated Suu Kyi's long house arrest is to be lifted.
this dark hut, this long house, this dirty bed, this period of exile.
ALARGE family home converted from farm buildings and set in attractive Northumberland countryside yet within easy reach of the A1 - The Long House has many attractions.
The dining room is reminiscent of a Norwegian long house hall with a large fireplace finished similar to Scandinavian tile stoves.
The long house, with its mullion leaded windows, is in a quiet village Conservation Area, looking past the parish church tower to the rolling Cotswold countryside.
Aboriginal architect Alfred Waugh of Vancouver has designed a Salish long house style building, a "physical manifestation of the university's commitment to making UVic more accessible to Aboriginal students," said university President David Turpin.
Rafiq, 47, of The Long House, Great Alne, Alcester, Warwickshire, had previously pleaded guilty to two charges of perjury.
They told us from the beginning that they didn't like people arguing in the long house because they believed it was bad luck.