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at·tic

attic

 
 
pronunciation:
ae tihk
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part of speech: noun
definition: the space in a house directly beneath the roof.
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An attic gets its name from the Attic peninsula of Greece, where a particular style of elegant architecture was used on the upper part of buildings.
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