How to use dwelling in a sentence
The families live in caves and ancient stone dwellings in an area with fruit trees and water wells.
This was one of the biggest private dwellings in New York City.
There are four dwellings to choose from and more than a half dozen other structures in which to swing a cat.
There are many more good dwellings on this plain than in the rural portion of Lower Italy.Glances at Europe | Horace Greeley
In the first place, there is an immediate and urgent demand for at least Half a Million comfortable rain-proof dwellings.Glances at Europe | Horace Greeley
This property is well laid out, and has a considerable number of dwellings already erected on it for the workpeople.Asbestos | Robert H. Jones
He had received to the peace some complaisant Scots whose lands or dwellings lay on his northward route.King Robert the Bruce | A. F. Murison
It transmits our messages to and from our friends, and prepares the light that illuminates our streets and dwellings.Gospel Philosophy | J. H. Ward
British Dictionary definitions for dwelling
formal, literary a place of residence
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