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from brown + stone

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brownstone

Plural
brownstones

brownstone (brownstones)
  1. (uncountable) a variety of brown to red-brown sandstone once popular as a building material
  2. (countable) a row house built of brownstone, especially in New York City
    We tried to buy a Brooklyn brownstone that needed some work, but couldn't make the down payment.

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