- 1 countable (dwelling place) (literary or humorous)morada (feminine) (literary or humorous)welcome to my humble abode [humorous]bienvenido a mi humilde morada [humorous]Example sentences
- These are the people living in bed and breakfasts, sofa surfing with friends and moving from house to house with no fixed abode.
- In between the luxurious modern houses are two curious abodes.
- Their house was more like a small castle than a humble abode.
- 2 uncountable (Law)place of abodedomicilio (masculine) [formal]residencia (feminine) [formal]right of abode of no fixed abodeExample sentences
- This points to a worldly, finite, lived morality - to an ethos in its sense of abode and dwelling place - and away from the abstract and systematic utilitarianism so common in Australia.
- In the time since he had left his native Ballyredmond and taken up his abode in Rathvilly he had spent a period of time in Courtown, Co. Wexford.
- The independent senator said a lot of the crime in the society was being committed by people of no fixed place of abode.