Origin of residence
Examples from the Web for residence
He speaks while sipping a soda in the restaurant of the Residence Victoria in downtown Kisangani.
A federal Home Affordable Refinance Program paperwork T.P.ing of our residence.
In early September 2014 residence of Mashhad city in northeastern iran reported graffiti hailing ISIS.
As tradition dictates, the Royal Standard flies there only when the sovereign is in residence.
In a statement, Lt. Paul Vernon said that, instead of taking her to her residence, Dencer “took advantage of the situation.”More Bad News for Uber: Driver Arrested in Los Angeles Rape Case|Olivia Nuzzi|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Surely it was too goodly a residence that we should be so swiftly, so ruthlessly, evicted from it!The Poison Belt|Arthur Conan Doyle
Chichester, however, had to be renounced, owing to the difficulty of residence.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
Two weeks later a light filtered through the closed shutters of Young's residence on the hill.The Secret of the Storm Country|Grace Miller White
I offered to save Mrs. Ronald the trouble of calling here, by sending letters or cards to her present residence.The Fallen Leaves|Wilkie Collins
Was it the hopes that their residence might induce other rich families to inhabit the neighbourhood?Bentley's Miscellany, Volume II|Various
British Dictionary definitions for residence
- actually residentthe royal standard indicates that the Queen is in residence
- designating a creative artist resident for a set period at a university, college, etc, whose role is to stimulate an active interest in the subjectcomposer in residence
Word Origin and History for residence
late 14c., "act of dwelling; dwelling place," from Old French residence, from Medieval Latin residentia, from Latin residentem (nominative residens) "residing, dwelling," present participle of residere "reside" (see reside). Also borrowed into German (Residenz), Dutch (residentie).