dwelling house

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Noun1.Dwelling house - housing that someone is living indwelling house - housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"
bathroom, bath - a room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet
bedchamber, bedroom, sleeping accommodation, sleeping room, chamber - a room used primarily for sleeping
cliff dwelling - a rock and adobe dwelling built on sheltered ledges in the sides of a cliff; "the Anasazi built cliff dwellings in the southwestern United States"
condo, condominium - one of the dwelling units in a condominium
den - a room that is comfortable and secluded
dinette - a small area off of a kitchen that is used for dining
dining room, dining-room - a room used for dining
dressing room - a room in which you can change clothes
family room - a recreation room in a private house
fixer-upper - a house or other dwelling in need of repair (usually offered for sale at a low price)
fireside, hearth - home symbolized as a part of the fireplace; "driven from hearth and home"; "fighting in defense of their firesides"
hermitage - the abode of a hermit
homestead - dwelling that is usually a farmhouse and adjoining land
house - a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families; "he has a house on Cape Cod"; "she felt she had to get out of the house"
housing, living accommodations, lodging - structures collectively in which people are housed
kitchen - a room equipped for preparing meals
lake dwelling, pile dwelling - dwelling built on piles in or near a lake; specifically in prehistoric villages
front room, living room, living-room, sitting room, parlor, parlour - a room in a private house or establishment where people can sit and talk and relax
indian lodge, lodge - any of various Native American dwellings
messuage - (law) a dwelling house and its adjacent buildings and the adjacent land used by the household
semi-detached house - a dwelling that is attached to something on only one side
vacation home - a dwelling (a second home) where you live while you are on vacation
yurt - a circular domed dwelling that is portable and self-supporting; originally used by nomadic Mongol and Turkic people of central Asia but now used as inexpensive alternative or temporary housing
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On the way to Bogucharovo, a princely estate with a dwelling house and farm where they hoped to find many domestic serfs and pretty girls, they questioned Lavrushka about Napoleon and laughed at his stories, and raced one another to try Ilyin's horse.
There was a short, narrow, gloomy lane or street, shut in between lofty dwelling houses, the lane often dark, always filthy, without sidewalks, a gutter running through the centre, over which, suspended from a rope, hung a dim oil lamp or two--such was the Rue St.
Mr Derek Dodds: proposed single-storey extension to dwelling house at 17 High Burnside Avenue, Langloan, Coatbridge.
An EPF subscriber being a member of a co- operative or housing society with at least 10 members can withdraw up to 90 per cent from the fund for purchase of a dwelling house or flat or construction of a dwelling house and acquisition of site.
5m beyond the rear wall of the original dwelling house.
On a visit to Swansea, Welsh Natural Resources Minister Carl Sargent announced that from February 25 this year, Swansea and other councils would have the power to require landlords to seek planning consent for the conversion of a private dwelling house into a shared home for three or more unrelated people in designated HMO hotspots.
Ralph Alan Jones had 217 previous convictions - including 11 dwelling house burglaries.
AN APPEAL has been allowed against Redcar and Cleveland Council's refusal to grant planning permission to change a pub to a dwelling house.
He also pleaded guilty to charges of break and enter to commit arson and being unlawfully in a dwelling house.
Sentencing them, Recorder Davinder Lachhar said: "This case concerns conspiracies of Operation Hole of dwelling house and commercial burglaries, in which a number of defendants participated to a greater or lesser extent.
Leominster, was arraigned in Worcester Superior Court on charges of arson of a dwelling house, burning a building, burning a building to defraud an insurer and misleading investigators in connection with a Nov.