Legal Definition and Related Resources of Dwelling

Meaning of Dwelling

The house in which a person lives with his or her family ; a residence .

Synonyms of Dwelling


  • abode
  • camp
  • domicile
  • domicilium
  • domus
  • dormitory
  • edifice
  • habitation
  • homestead
  • house
  • living quarters
  • lodging
  • lodging place
  • lodgment
  • place of residence
  • quarters
  • residence
  • sedes
  • shelter
  • tabernacle Associated Concepts: dwelling house purposes
  • inhabited dwelling house
  • multiple dwelling
  • principal dwelling place
  • private dwelling

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Dwelling in Historical Law

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Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms

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Abode, Arson, Burglary, Cluster, Croft, Curtilage, Duplex House, Eavesdropping, , House, Housebreaking, Manor, Messuage, Mobile Home, Residence.







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