from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The floor just above the ground floor of a building; a mezzanine.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A mezzanine; an intermediate floor in a building, typically resembling a balcony. Most often used to refer to the floor immediately above the ground floor and below a higher floor.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A low story between two higher ones, usually between the ground floor and the first story; mezzanine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A low story between two others of greater height, especially one so treated architecturally that from the exterior it appears to form a single story with the one below it; a low apartment or apartments, usually placed above the ground floor. Also entersole, mezzanine story.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. intermediate floor just above the ground floor
French : entre-, between (from Latin inter-; see inter-) + sol, floor (from Latin solum).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)