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tenement

1. (now esp in Scotland) a large building divided into separate flats
2. Property law any form of permanent property, such as land, dwellings, offices, etc.

Tenement

A building with multiple dwelling units accessed by a single stairway, with two or more apartments on each floor.

tenement

A building having multiple housing units for rent; often, ill-maintained, overcrowded units that may barely meet minimum code requirements for safety and sanitation; usually built many years earlier and found in poorer sections of a city.
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While there is still room for improvement in the industry, I feel Tenement Trail's line-up shows there are a lot of great female musicians breaking through.
AngloGold Ashanti Senior Vice President of Greenfields Exploration Rex Brommecker said, "This package, when combined with our own package of tenements on and around Lake Carey, gives us an opportunity to build on and integrate our extensive knowledge of the geology of the district to be uniquely positioned to make the next big discovery in the area.
The Agreement with a company of AngloGolds standing and exploration track record reflects the quality of the Carosue Dam North tenements and supports Saracens strong belief in the potential of this world class district, Mr Finlayson said.
BILLY CONNOLLY The Big Yin was born on the kitchen floor of a tenement in Glasgow's Dover Street in 1942.
It is an area that has become the focus of exploration activity for iron ore by Padbury Mining Ltd and the tenement is contiguous to its existing holdings.
The Tenement House Act of 1879 required that every habitable room have a window opening, which was often achieved using vertical air shafts.
Her relatively brief conclusion speculates on the potential role of tenement housing in urban futures around the world.
It has hired UBS to advise it on the possible sale of its Queensland coal assets including the Galilee tenement.
Two of the blocks of tenement apartments have been earmarked for demolition to create space for a new student accommodation hostel block rising to nine floors.
Biography of a tenement house in New York City; an architectural history of 97 Orchard St.
Sure it was the neighborhood and the tenement that I wanted to see.
2) In McBee's narrative, these types of negative consequences are not addressed and it leaves the reader with a more sanitized vision of tenement life.