Definition of Longhouses

1. Noun. (plural of longhouse) ¹



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Definition of Longhouses

1. longhouse [n] - See also: longhouse

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Longhouses

longhairs
longhand
longhands
longhauling
longhead
longheaded
longheaded thimbleweed
longheadedness
longheads
longheld
longhorn
longhorn beetle
longhorn beetles
longhorns
longhouse
longhouses (current term)
longicorn
longicorn beetle
longicornia
longicorns
longies
longilateral
longiloquence
longiloquent
longimanous
longimetry
longing
longingly
longings
longinquity

Literary usage of Longhouses

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1. Repression of Montagnards: Conflicts Over Land and Religion in Vietnam's by Sidney Jones, Malcolm Smart (2002)
"77 According to Salemink, the use of traditional longhouses, which already began to dissipate under French rule, suffered a severe blow under the ..."

2. Defending the Earth: Abuses of Human Rights and the Environment by Human Rights Watch (Organization), Human Rights Watch (Organization, Natural Resources Defense Council (1992)
"... claiming that life in the longhouses is a radical improvement for the Penan.17 LOGGING AND POLITICAL CORRUPTION The state has absolute jurisdiction over ..."

3. Indivisible Human Rights: The Relationship of Political and Civil Rights to by Human Rights Watch (Organization, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1992)
"... claiming that life in the longhouses is a radical improvement for the Penan.83 Logging and political corruption The state has absolute jurisdiction over ..."

4. Brazil by Errol Lincoln Uys (2000)
"But he stopped in the forest just before he reached the longhouses. The sounds of the awful celebrations were rising again, and he sat down, ..."

5. Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei by Karl-Heinz Reger (1997)
"A very small part of this subgroup of the Kada- zan still lives in longhouses, surrounded by coconut palm groves, rice fields and banana plantations. ..."

6. Native Americans by Karen Lowther (2003)
"SHELTER Part of the year, the Nez Perce lived in longhouses called ... Some longhouses were over 100 feet (30 meters) long. There were several rows of ..."

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