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dwelling

noun dwell·ing

Simple Definition of dwelling

  • : a place where a person lives

Full Definition of dwelling

  1. :  a shelter (as a house) in which people live

Examples of dwelling

  1. <the simple dwellings in which the Pilgrims spent the first winter at Plymouth>



14th Century

First Known Use of dwelling

14th century

Other Architecture Terms

Rhymes with dwelling



DWELLING Defined for Kids

dwelling

noun dwell·ing \ˈdwe-liŋ\

Definition of dwelling

  1. :  a shelter in which a person or an animal lives





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