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Definition of "residence" []

  • The place in which one lives; a dwelling. (noun)
  • The act or a period of residing in a place. (noun)
  • A medical residency. (noun)
  • The official home or location of a corporation. (noun)
  • In residence Committed to live and work in a specific place, often for a certain length of time: an artist in residence at a college. (idiom)

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.

Use "residence" in a sentence
  • "To any right-minded person, her main residence is the substantial house she owns in her constituency."
  • "Our McRib expert in residence is back at BlogPost to decipher the return of the McRib."
  • "The main residence is a 200 year old Greek Revival farm house that sleeps up to eight people."