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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The position or term of a medical resident.
  • n. The house of a colonial resident.
  • n. The sphere of authority of a colonial resident.
  • n. Residence.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The position or term of a medical resident
  • n. The position of a musical artist who commonly performs at a particular venue
  • n. The condition of being a resident of a particular place
  • n. The home or residence of a person, especially in the colonies

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Residence.
  • n. A political agency at a native court in British India, held by an officer styled the Resident; also, a Dutch commercial colony or province in the East Indies.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as residence.
  • n. Specifically The official residence of a British resident at the court of a native prince in India.
  • n. A province or administrative division in some of the islands of the Dutch East Indies.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the position of physician who is receiving special training in a hospital (usually after completing an internship)
  • n. the act of dwelling in a place

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