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1literary, humorous(dwelling place)morada feminine literary, humorouswelcome to my humble abode — bienvenido a mi humilde morada humorous
- 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.
- The lawmaking body passed a resolution requesting that the Executive Yuan locate an appropriate abode from state-owned houses for the vice president within a year.
- The sanity of people who pay from £150,000 to £200,000 for very humble abodes is something that would have to be questioned.
- Recently divorced, Foster is now house-hunting with her teenage daughter and appears to be seeking a hotel rather than a humble abode.
- The pictures of our abode, the Eco House, could have come from a glossy interiors mag or a coffee table tome, even though I say so myself.
- Consider their previous abode, another house Ron built, but in the style of a Scottish tower.
- That was the abode of the humble groundsman who tended the pitch where the then leading players of the country came for practice.
- Using extensive footage from his native birthplace in India, the film travels to his college in Kolkata continuing to his current abode at the Master's Lodge in Cambridge.
- The 43-year-old, who has battled drink problems, gave his address as no fixed abode at his appearance at Manchester City Magistrates Court on Tuesday.
- They may not have the time or inclination to turn their abode into a show home, but they can afford to pay someone who does.
- It felt like a five-star hotel in comparison to my current abode.
- The excuse we have been given is that most fine defaulters have no fixed abode, keep moving addresses, and cannot be found.
- Stranded in a tiny village without amenities, he eagerly accepts an offer of shelter in a local abode.
- The humble abode which Nelson Mandela occupied when he first came to Joburg during the early 1940s is to be transformed into a heritage attraction site.
- Yet it still seems like a better option than her current abode.
- He purchased his dilapidated old home, Rathloe House, with the intention to build a new abode on the site.
- Some homeowners have even traded down from more expensive abodes to less pricey dwellings.
- South Mountain was a name for nearby Mt. Lu, a landmark site in northern Jiangxi Province known as an abode of hermits, religious communities, and spirit beings.
2Lawplace of abode — domicilio formal
- right of abode — derecho de residencia
- of no fixed abode — sin domicilio fijo
- 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.
- According to the police, there were about 500 people in attendance in total, of which 210 people were citizens who were demonstrating for the right to abode.
- She then tightly attaches to one's wrist a plastic bangle of the sort that it is put on to the wrists of the inmates of mentally challenged places of abode.
- It's the same in all cities you travel to for the first time. You find a landmark nearest to your place of abode so you can get your bearings when you need to return to the area.
- Our staff had to assign a period of abode according to standard procedures.
- Man then began to cultivate the fields, and to have a fixed place of abode other than a cave.
- Did I mention I'll probably be using this item as my main place of abode by the end of this month?
- Although the couple are lawfully resident in Switzerland, they do not have a permanent right of abode.
- What function do borders have in a global democracy, and what entitles people to a right of abode?
- He writes of Eudoxus as a student in Athens: - so poor was he that he took up his abode at the Piraeus and trudged to Athens and back on foot each day.
- It is as if the things of beauty, which are now in other places, have only taken up their abode there for a time, while their true home is in Rome.
- Another group of about 1,000 protesters said they were fighting for the right of abode for their mainland relatives.
- right of abode — derecho de residencia
past tense & past participle