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1. a floor or level of a building
2. a set of rooms on one level
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story (Brit. storey)
1. The space in a building between floor levels, or between a floor and a roof above. In some codes and ordinances a basement is considered as a story; generally a cellar is not.
2. A major architectural division even where no floor exists, as a tier or a row of windows.
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