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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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They said: "It was originally built as a Welsh long house and is thought to have been home to the manager of the Mackintosh hunting estate at some point in the past.
The last chapter also references the American Revolution and the breaking-up of the two centuries old Long House Confederacy with Mohawks, Cayugas and Senecas under Joseph Brant; Seneca, Corn Planter and the Montours brothers siding with England.
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 new dormitory is proposed for land south of the Many Nations Long House at 1630 Columbia St.
In the village are three buildings, including the Long House, a three-story structure designed by Dan Silvestre, former dean of the University of the Philippines' College of Architecture.
The Long House This Norfolk beauty is part of an initiative that brings together leading British architects to create holiday houses.
THE Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday set the hardline Hurriyat faction leader, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, free from his three- year long house arrest.
Observers can expect a 'long House floor debate tomorrow,' with a 'vote as soon as they finish,' a senior Republican legislative aide told POLITICO on Monday."
After studying the foundations, made up of 3ft-wide tree trunks, experts believe the building was a long house constructed on the edge of a long-lost lake which has silted up over time.
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.
The dining room is reminiscent of a Norwegian long house hall with a large fireplace finished similar to Scandinavian tile stoves.