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 for dwelling house
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dwelling \Dwell"ing\, n.
     Habitation; place or house in which a person lives; abode;
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           Hazor shall be a dwelling for dragons.   --Jer. xlix.
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           God will deign
           To visit oft the dwellings of just men.  --Milton.
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           Philip's dwelling fronted on the street. --Tennyson.
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     Dwelling house, a house intended to be occupied as a
        residence, in distinction from a store, office, or other
     Dwelling place, place of residence.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  dwelling house
      n 1: housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest
           dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes
           for the homeless" [syn: dwelling, home, domicile,
           abode, habitation, dwelling house]

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