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maisonette

, maisonnette
self-contained living accommodation often occupying two floors of a larger house and having its own outside entrance

duplex apartment

A separate dwelling in an apartment building, having rooms on two levels, with self-contained vertical circulation.
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The children's mother, Kerry Enptage, 32, only managed to clamber to safety from the first floor window by inching along the windowsill to the adjoining maisonnette.
I, my parents and my youngest sister were re-housed to a brand spanking new maisonnette in Perry Barr.
The lowest maisonnette is smaller than the rest and is recessed under the main bulk of the building in a three-storey-high base, which also contains the main entrance lobby.
Sidi al Abbad Cherif est un homme de culte qui a construit [beaucoup moins que]thakhalouithe[beaucoup plus grand que], une petite maisonnette pour consacrer sa vie a la religion et a la meditation sur un promontoire perche a plus de neuf cent metres d'altitude dans le village Ait Bouhini, a une quarantaine de kilometres a l'est du chef lieu de la wilaya de Tizi-Ouzou.