dwelling place


literary + formal
: the place where someone lives
In ancient Greek mythology, Mount Olympus was the dwelling place of the gods.

Examples of dwelling place in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Months after becoming an option for homeowners to add a separate dwelling place on their property, people have lagged to build them, city records show. Killian Baarlaer, The Enquirer, 14 July 2024 Mirroring the Old Testament scriptures, the New Testament understands Mary, carrying Jesus in her womb, as the new dwelling place of God. Victoria Le, Orange County Register, 13 July 2024

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“Dwelling place.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dwelling%20place. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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