home·​site ˈhōm-ˌsīt How to pronounce homesite (audio)
: a location of or suitable for a home

Examples of homesite in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These homesites put you in the middle of all the modern-day conveniences such as shopping, dining and entertainment. Bang Advertising Staff and Correspondents, The Mercury News, 27 Feb. 2024 There are several floor plans to choose from and open homesites available. Summit Homes, Kansas City Star, 24 Jan. 2024 Located just east of Monticello Dr. near K7 and 83rd St. straddling Western Shawnee and Lenexa, Bristol Highlands offers single-family Manor, Estate, and Reserve homesites and maintenance provided Villas built to suit all needs, desires, and lifestyles. Weichert Realtors® Welch & Company, Kansas City Star, 24 Mar. 2024 Legacy Estates, also launching next year, is a collection of homesites perched above Playa Manzanillo. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 4 Dec. 2023 With 12,000 diverse acres to draw on, each neighborhood of residences is understandably varied, from homesites on the golf course and lakefront parcels to lake-access lots and expansive wooded properties. Robb Report Studio, Robb Report, 11 Mar. 2024 Villas, residences, and homesites are available through Hualālai Realty. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 15 Oct. 2023 This intimate neighborhood with only 55 residences on up to one-third-acre homesites is priced from the high $900,000s. Bang Advertising Staff and Correspondents, The Mercury News, 22 Feb. 2024 The homesites could be sold off to friends (or strangers) or built out and added to the existing structures to create a super-sized island compound. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 19 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of homesite was in 1857

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“Homesite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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