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dwelling house

Syllabification: dwell·ing house

Definition of dwelling house in English:

noun

Law
A house used as a residence and not for business purposes.
Example sentences
  • Area 1 continued, throughout this period, to be used for purposes incidental or ancillary to the use of the Cottage as a dwelling house, but agriculture ceased as a primary use of this land.
  • As a result the plaintiff did not obtain possession of a dwelling house which he had let and he and his wife had to live in cramped conditions with his parents in law.
  • It simply meant that any building or any part thereof had to be used as a dwelling house.

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