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arch

arch

An arch is a curved opening.


bank

You can put your money in a bank for safe keeping.


brick

This fireplace is made out of bricks.


building

A building is a structure built by people.


cabin

A cabin is a small, simple house.


castle

A castle is a huge, fancy building where a king or queen lives.


church

Some people worship in churches.


doghouse

Some dogs live in doghouses.


door

You can go in and out through a door.


elevator

An elevator carries people and things up and down a tall building.


entrance

You can go into an area through an entrance.


exit

You can leave an area through an exit.


factory

Many items, like cars, are made in factories.
gargoyles

gargoyle

Gargoyles are stone sculptures of grotesque creatures that sit perched atop some buildings; they act as waterspouts.


greenhouse

A greenhouse is a building, usually made out of glass, in which people grow plants.


home

Home is where you live.


house

Some people live in houses.


hut

A hut is a small, simple shelter.


igloo

An igloo is a house made out of blocks of ice. Brr!


library

Libraries have books, tapes, and computer programs.


lighthouse

A lighthouse shines a very bright light so ships won't sail ashore or into rocks by mistake.


log cabin

A log cabin is a house made of logs.


market

We can buy things at a market.


museum

Museums exhibit art, historic objects, and scientific finds - like dinosaur fossils.


palace

A palace is a huge house where a king or queen lives.


pyramid

The pyramids in Egypt are huge buildings that have a square base and triangular sides.


roof

The roof is the top covering of a building.


school

A school is a place where you learn things.


skyscraper

A skyscraper is a very tall building.


stadium

A stadium is a large building in which sports events are held.


store

A store is where we can buy things.


tent

A tent is a temporary shelter made of fabric.


tepee

A tepee is a house made by some Native Americans.


urban

Urban means relating to or located in a city.


wall

A wall is a side of a building or a room or a fence.


White House

The White House is where the President of the United States lives and works. The address of the White House is 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.


windmill

A windmill uses the wind to generate power.


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