|1.||the place in which one resides; abode or home|
|2.||a large imposing house; mansion|
|3.||the fact of residing in a place or a period of residing|
|4.||the official house of the governor of any of various countries|
|5.||the state of being officially present|
|a. actually resident: the royal standard indicates that the Queen is in residence|
|b. designating a creative artist resident for a set period at a university, college, etc, whose role is to stimulate an active interest in the subject: composer in residence|
|7.||the seat of some inherent quality, characteristic, etc|
residence res·i·dence (rěz'ĭ-dəns, -děns')
A medical residency.
in anthropology, the location of a domicile, particularly after marriage. Residence has been an important area of investigation because it is a locus where biological (consanguineal) and marital (affinal) forms of kinship combine.
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