place of dwelling
index abode, home (domicile)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • dwelling — dwell·ing n: a structure where a person lives and esp. sleeps – called also dwelling house; see also burglary ◇ Courts disagree as to how permanent or consistent the habitation of a structure must be in order for it to be considered a dwelling,… …   Law dictionary

  • place of residence — index apartment, domicile, dwelling, habitation (dwelling place), home (domicile), inhabitation ( …   Law dictionary

  • dwelling place — index abode, address, building (structure), home (domicile), house, inhabitation (place of d …   Law dictionary

  • place — index allocate, area (province), base (place), building (structure), case (set of circumstances), character ( …   Law dictionary

  • place of abode — index habitation (dwelling place), home (domicile), household, inhabitation (place of dwelling) Burton s Legal Thesa …   Law dictionary

  • dwelling place — a dwelling. [1350 1400; ME] * * * dwelling place, = dwelling (def. 1). (Cf. ↑dwelling) »Oh! that the desert were my dwelling place (Byron). * * * ˈdwelling place [dwelling place dwelling places] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dwelling place — Dwelling Dwell ing, n. Habitation; place or house in which a person lives; abode; domicile. [1913 Webster] Hazor shall be a dwelling for dragons. Jer. xlix. 33. [1913 Webster] God will deign To visit oft the dwellings of just men. Milton. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dwelling — Dwell ing, n. Habitation; place or house in which a person lives; abode; domicile. [1913 Webster] Hazor shall be a dwelling for dragons. Jer. xlix. 33. [1913 Webster] God will deign To visit oft the dwellings of just men. Milton. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dwelling house — Dwelling Dwell ing, n. Habitation; place or house in which a person lives; abode; domicile. [1913 Webster] Hazor shall be a dwelling for dragons. Jer. xlix. 33. [1913 Webster] God will deign To visit oft the dwellings of just men. Milton. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dwelling — dwell‧ing [ˈdwelɪŋ] noun [countable] LAW a place where someone lives: • New housing is expected to rise 15% this year to 180,000 dwellings. * * * dwelling UK US /ˈdwelɪŋ/ noun [C] LAW, PROPERTY ► a building that someone lives in: »He was arrested …   Financial and business terms

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