Part of speech: noun

A residence; family abode.

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Usage examples "dwelling":

  1. We approach the grounds around your dwelling, may it find favour in your eyes. - "Desert Love", Joan Conquest.
  2. I never saw Abbotsford until after its master had departed from all earthly dwelling- places. - "Records of a Girlhood", Frances Ann Kemble.
  3. But, on the other hand, by dwelling on this opposition of the two elements and on this identity of origin, perhaps we shall bring out more clearly the meaning of evolution itself. - "Creative Evolution", Henri Bergson.