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1. The act of abiding or dwelling in a place for some continuance of time; as the residence of an American in France or Italy for a year.

The confessor had often made considerable residences in Normandy.

2. The place of abode; a dwelling; a habitation.

Caprea had been - the residence of Tiberius for several years.

3. That which falls to the bottom of liquors. obsolete

4. In the canon and common law, the abode of a person or incumbent on his benefice; opposed to non-residence.