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  • 61 house —    1. a brothel    Literally, a dwelling or any other building given over to a special purpose, such as a theatre or debating chamber. The use for a brothel tout court is obsolete, along with house of accommodation or assignation (which let rooms …

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  • 62 house — I. noun /haʊs / (say hows) (plural houses /haʊzəz / (say howzuhz)) 1. a building for people to live in, usually one which is self contained and designed for a single family. 2. a place of lodgement, rest, etc., as of an animal. 3. a household. 4 …

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  • 63 House of the Faun — The House of the Faun ( it. Casa del Fauno), built during the second century BCE, was one of the largest, most impressive private residences in Pompeii, Italy, and housed many great pieces of art. It is one of the most luxurious aristocratic… …

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  • 64 dwelling — noun /ˈdwɛl.ɪŋ/ A habitation; a place or house in which a person lives; abode; domicile. The old house served as a dwelling for Albert …

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  • 65 house — {{11}}house (n.) O.E. hus dwelling, shelter, house, from P.Gmc. *husan (Cf. O.N., O.Fris. hus, Du. huis, Ger. Haus), of unknown origin, perhaps connected to the root of HIDE (Cf. hide) (v.) [OED]. In Gothic only in gudhus temple, lit. god house;… …

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  • 66 house — noun haʊs (plural houses haʊzɪz) 1》 a building for human habitation.     ↘chiefly Scottish a dwelling that is one of several in a building.     ↘a building in which animals live or in which things are kept. 2》 a building in which people meet for… …

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  • 67 dwelling defense — In most jurisdictions, a person in his dwelling is permitted to use even deadly force to protect himself, his household and the house itself from attack on the principle that a person s house is his castle. State v. Couch, 52 N.M. 127, 193 P.2d… …

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  • 68 dwelling defense — In most jurisdictions, a person in his dwelling is permitted to use even deadly force to protect himself, his household and the house itself from attack on the principle that a person s house is his castle. State v. Couch, 52 N.M. 127, 193 P.2d… …

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  • 69 dwelling */ — UK [ˈdwelɪŋ] / US noun [countable] Word forms dwelling : singular dwelling plural dwellings formal a house, flat, or other shelter in which someone lives …

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  • 70 house — 1. noun 1) a new development with 200 houses Syn: residence, home, place of residence; homestead; a roof over one s head; formal habitation, dwelling (place), abode, domicile 2) you ll wake the whole house! Syn: household, family …

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  • 71 House of Augustus — The House of Augustus, or the Domus Augusti, is the first major site upon entering the Palatine Hill in Rome, Italy. It served as the primary residence of Caesar Augustus during his reign. The Domus Augusti should not be confused with the Domus… …

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  • 72 House — Recorded as House, Howse, Hoose, Housaman, and Houseman (English and Scottish) and as Housse, Dehouse, Houssier, Houssay, Housseman, Houzelle, Housiaux, and Houssiaux, this unusual and interesting name is residential or perhaps occupational. It… …

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  • 73 House of Tucumán — The House of Tucumán (in Spanish, officially Casa Histórica de la Independencia, informally Casa de Tucumán) is a historical building and museum located in San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina, where an assembly of delegates from several provinces of …

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  • 74 house — 1. noun 1) Syn: residence, home; formal dwelling 2) the house of Stewart Syn: family, clan, tribe, dynasty, line, bloodline, lineage 3) a printing house Syn …

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  • 75 dwelling — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. See abode. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. house, residence, abode, lodging; see home 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. home, house, residence, domicile, habitation, lodging, abode, homestead, quarters,… …

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  • 76 house sitter — noun a custodian who lives in and cares for a house while the regular occupant is away (usually without an exchange of money) • Hypernyms: ↑custodian, ↑keeper, ↑steward * * * noun : a person who occupies a dwelling to provide security and… …

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  • 77 dwelling — Synonyms and related words: abiding, abiding place, abode, address, cantonment, cohabitation, commorancy, commorant, crash pad, crib, domicile, domus, dwelling place, habitancy, habitation, home, homestead, house, in residence, inhabitancy,… …

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  • 78 dwelling — (also dwelling place) noun formal a house or other place of residence …

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  • 79 dwelling — n. Habitation, abode, residence, lodging, quarters, domicile, home, place of residence, place of abode, dwelling place, house …

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  • 80 house sitter — noun Date: 1971 a person who occupies a dwelling to provide security and maintenance while the tenant is away • house sit intransitive verb • house sitting noun …

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