- The definition of a dwelling is a place where people live, such as a house or apartment.
An example of a dwelling is your house.
A modern American dwelling.
dwelling definition by Webster's New World
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a place to live in; residence; house; abode
Origin: ME: see dwell
dwelling definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A place to live in; an abode.
dwelling - Business Definition
A structure, such as a house, apartment, or mobile home, where someone is living.
Variant of dwell
- dweller noun