Residence
Residence Res"i*dence (r?z"?-dens), n. [F. r['e]sidence. See {Resident}.] 1. The act or fact of residing, abiding, or dwelling in a place for some continuance of time; as, the residence of an American in France or Italy for a year. [1913 Webster]

The confessor had often made considerable residences in Normandy. --Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster]

2. The place where one resides; an abode; a dwelling or habitation; esp., a settled or permanent home or domicile. ``Near the residence of Posthumus.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Johnson took up his residence in London. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

3. (Eng. Eccl. Law) The residing of an incumbent on his benefice; -- opposed to nonresidence. [1913 Webster]

4. The place where anything rests permanently. [1913 Webster]

But when a king sets himself to bandy against the highest court and residence of all his regal power, he then, . . . fights against his own majesty and kingship. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

5. Subsidence, as of a sediment. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

6. That which falls to the bottom of liquors; sediment; also, refuse; residuum. [Obs.] --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Domiciliation; sojourn; stay; abode; home; dwelling; habitation; domicile; mansion. [1913 Webster]


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