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Definition of "dwelling" []

  • A place to live in; an abode. (noun)
  • A place of residence (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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Use "dwelling" in a sentence
  • "Joyce isn't interested in dwelling on statistics such as those."
  • "Census questions include: how many people live at the address; whether the dwelling is owned or rented; a phone number; and, for each household member, a name, sex, age, date of birth, race and indication of Hispanic origin."
  • "The once concrete dwelling is also now cooled by this greenery and shaded year round."