Dwelling definition

dwĕlĭng
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A place to live in; an abode.
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A place to live in; residence; house; abode.
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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.

noun
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A habitation; a place or house in which a person lives; abode; domicile.

The old house served as a dwelling for Albert.

Philip's dwelling fronted on the street. - Alfred Tennyson.

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Present participle of dwell.

I was dwelling in the cave.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
dwelling
Plural:
dwellings