place of abode

noun phrase

formal + humorous
: the place where one usually lives
How long has this been his principal place of abode?

Examples of place of abode in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Adds to the eligibility requirements to serve as a senator or delegate to the Maryland General Assembly by requiring a person to have maintained a primary place of abode in the district that the person has been chosen to represent. Emily Opilo, Baltimore Sun, 8 Nov. 2022 The new law requires, beginning January 1, 2024, a person to have both resided in and maintained a primary place of abode in the district for the same time periods as under current law. Emily Opilo, Baltimore Sun, 8 Nov. 2022

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“Place of abode.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/place%20of%20abode. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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