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

  • n. Burglary of a dwelling while the residents are at home.

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  • n. A violent assault on the members of a household by intruders using forced entry.

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

  • n. burglary of a dwelling while the residents are at home


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