The definition of an abode is a residence or a place where a person lives or stays for a long time.(noun)
An example of an abode is someone's home or apartment.
See abode in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME abad, abood < pp. of abiden, abide
intransitive verb, transitive verb
See abode in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English abod, home
Origin: , from abiden, to wait; see abide.
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