◄ Residence ►

1. (n.) The act or fact of residing, abiding, or dwelling in a place for some continuance of time; as, the residence of an American in France or Italy for a year.

2. (n.) The place where one resides; an abode; a dwelling or habitation; esp., a settled or permanent home or domicile.

3. (n.) The residing of an incumbent on his benefice; -- opposed to nonresidence.

4. (n.) The place where anything rests permanently.

5. (n.) Subsidence, as of a sediment.

6. (n.) That which falls to the bottom of liquors; sediment; also, refuse; residuum.

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