[ noun ] any address at which you dwell more than temporarily
"a person can have several residences"
Used in print(Edward P. Lawton, "Northern Liberals and Southern...)
In_fact it has caused us to give serious thought to moving our residence south , because it is not easy for the most objective Southerner to sit calmly by when his host is telling a roomful of people that the only way to deal with Southerners who oppose integration is to send in troops and shoot the bastards down .(Douglas Ashford, "Elections in Morocco: Progress...)
Both men and women of twenty-one years of_age could register and vote upon presenting proof of residence and identification .(Edwin L. Bigelow and Nancy H. Otis,...)
as new homes were built they were connected so that all residences south of School_Street are served by it .(Robert A. Futterman, The Future of Our Cities....)
The `` leapfrog '' was a phenomenon of the railroad and the steam_turbine , and the time when the belts of residence surrounding the old factory area were not_yet blighted .
[ noun ] (housing) the act of dwelling in a place
Used in print(Edward Jablonski, Harold Arlen Happy with the Blues....)
The Mercers took_up residence in Brooklyn , and Mercer found a regular job in Wall_Street `` misplacing stocks and bonds '' .(Alex Gordon, The Cipher....)
He had assumed that all these buildings had been divided into apartments , but this one , from a glance at the hall furnishings , was obviously still a functioning town_house , and its owners were in residence ; that made it doubtful as the hiding_place of a man whose plans had to be made in_advance .
[ noun ] (housing) the official house or establishment of an important person (as a sovereign or president)
"he refused to live in the governor's residence"
Used in print(W. E. B. DuBois, Worlds of Color....)
The city was a center of manufacture , especially in textiles , and also because of the beauty of some of its surroundings , a residence for many owners of the great industries in north Alabama .(S. J. Perelman, The Rising Gorge. New York:...)
Above_all , disabuse yourselves of any thought that I propose to vent moral indignation at your rifling my residence , to whimper over the loss of a_few objets_d'art , or to shame you into rectitude .
[ noun ] (housing) a large and imposing house
Used in print(Arthur Miller, "The Prophecy," in The Best...)
He could no_longer build anything , whether a private residence in his Pennsylvania county or a church in Brazil , without it being obvious that he had done it , and while here_and_there he was taken_to_task for again developing the same airy technique , they were such fanciful and sometimes even playful buildings that the public felt assured by its sense of recognition after a time , a quality of authentic uniqueness about them , which , once established by an artist as his private vision , is no_longer disputable as to its other values .