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- n. vacation home
- n. pied-à-terre
- n. A home of a close relative or friend where one spends a great deal of time or feels welcome.
- n. Any place where one spends a great deal of time away from one's primary home, such as an office, a remote town or a foreign country.
Gryllus had been sent to friends in Athens and often Parmenion would stay with the Athenian general for days at a time, taking Gryllus’ place on summer journeys to Xenophon’s second home in Olympia, near the sea.
[So in April 1851 he removed to lodgings hard by, at 1 Hanover Place, Clarence Gate, Regent's Park] ( "which sounds grand, but means nothing more than a sitting-room and bedroom in a small house"), [then to St. Anne's Gardens, and after that to Upper York Place, while making a second home with his brother.
GODMERSHAM Park, in Kent, where her brother Edward and his family lived, was almost a second home to Miss Jane Austen as well as to her sister Cassandra.
Landing in the right-field grandstands, just inside off the foul pole and above a sign for a construction equipment company, it was his second home run in as many at-bats against the former Yankee-killer.
For instance, to have full replacement-cost coverage on the contents of your home, you must occupy it 80% of the year, an exclusion that would affect anyone owning a second home in a designated floodplain, such as our home on the ocean in Ponce Inlet, Florida.
Sydney was a second home to him; he would have been backed by the great influence of Macleay; and in his eyes a naturalist could not desire a finer field for his labours than the waters of Port Jackson.