Residence in a sentence

The word "residence" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of residence and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Residence

  • 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.
  • The place where one resides; an abode; a dwelling or habitation; esp., a settled or permanent home or domicile.
  • The residing of an incumbent on his benefice; -- opposed to nonresidence.
  • The place where anything rests permanently.
  • the act of dwelling in a place
  • a large and imposing house
  • the official house or establishment of an important person (as a sovereign or president)
  • any address at which you dwell more than temporarily

How to use residence in a sentence. Residence pronunciation.

Therefore we decided to take up our residence on our own domain and enjoy that large sense of independence which only such an experience can bring.
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At this moment a servant entered with tea, and Emmeline, sorely flurried, talked rapidly of the advantages of Sutton as a residence.
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In December, 1828, Gogol took up his residence in St. Petersburg, bringing with him some manuscripts that he had written while at school.
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His favourite place of residence was Rome, to which city he repeatedly returned with increasing affection.
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Turgenev's splendid education, his wealth which made him independent, his protracted residence in Russia, in Germany, and in Paris, his intimate knowledge of various languages, and his bachelor life gave to his innate genius the most perfect equipment that perhaps any author has ever enjoyed.
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On leaving the University, he meant to take up a permanent residence in the country; but this enthusiasm waned at the close of the summer, as it does with nearly everybody, and he went to St. Petersburg in the autumn of 1847, where he entered the University in the department of law.
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He knew neither his name nor his place of residence.
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A sweet-faced lady, who had listened, said she wanted some young girl who might help her a little when she left for her summer residence, and she had been waiting to find a child of pious parents.
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He was then staying at the residence of a family named Bowers, from which he was to journey the next day five miles to preach at 11 A.M., at a church called Mt. Olivet.
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In the midst of this death-like quiet, Samuel carried his corn to the mill nearest his own residence, and requested the miller to unfurl his sails.
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Towards the end of September the Emperor made a journey to Raab; and, as he was mounting his horse to return to his residence at Schoenbrunn, he saw the bishop a few steps from him.
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On the 16th of October at noon the Emperor left this residence with his suite, composed of the grand marshal, the Duke of Frioul; Generals Rapp, Mouton, Savary, Nansouty, Durosnell and Lebrun; of three chamberlains; of M. Labbe, chief of the topographical bureau; of M. de Meneval, his Majesty's secretary, and M. Yvan; and accompanied by the Duke of Bassano, and the Duke of Cadore, then minister of foreign relations.
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The Emperor remained only a short time at Munich; and the day of his arrival a courier was sent in haste by the grand marshal to M. de Lucay to inform him that his Majesty would be at Fontainebleau on the 27th of October, in the evening probably, and that the household of the Emperor, as well as that of the Empress, should be at this residence to receive his Majesty.
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According to the programme, the Emperor should have occupied a different residence from the Empress, and have slept at the hotel of the Chancellerie; but he did nothing of the sort, since after a long conversation with the Empress, he returned to his room, undressed, perfumed himself with cologne, and wearing only a nightdress returned secretly to the Empress.
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The prince occupied the former Hotel de la Montesson in the rue de la Chaussee d'Antin; and in order to give this ball had added to this residence a broad hall and wooden gallery, decorated with quantities of flowers, banners, candelabra, etc.
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For the privilege of occupying such a residence, 'the interior,' said advertisement, 'handsomely decorated,' they were racked with an expenditure which, away in the sweet-scented country, would have housed them amid garden graces and orchard fruitfulness.
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After brooding over the intelligence for half a day, she resolved to question Mary, who perhaps, during so long a residence in Grove Lane, had learnt something of the trouble that darkened her master's life.
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Happily, however, the fatherly kindness of the General had despatched a hamper of provisions from Campvallon, and a few slices of pate, accompanied by sundry glasses of Chateau-Yquem helped the Count to combat the dreary sadness with which his change of residence, solitude, the night, and the smoke of his candles, all conspired to oppress him.
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ELISE DE TECLE Meantime Camors directed his steps toward the residence of M. des Rameures, of which he at last obtained correct information.
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The old man had spent the winter in Tinnick with some relations, for the house that the Colonel had given him permission to build at the edge of the lake proved too cold for a winter residence.
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Examples of Residence

Example #1
We were land owners now, duly seized and possessed, and within the protection of the law.
Example #2
But we were satisfied with it.
Example #3
She did not allow her visitor to put in a word till the door closed again.
Example #4
Mrs. Higgins proceeded to inquire.
Example #5
He had the temerity to publish one, which was so brutally ridiculed by the critics, that the young genius, in despair, burned all the unsold copies-an unwitting prophecy of a later and more lamentable conflagration.
Example #6
Then he vainly tried various means of subsistence.