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dwelling

A building designed or used as the living quarters for one or more families.
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With every gathering, their dwelling place held them in time to experience a heightened sense of collective intimacy, both among themselves and with the ineffable.
Business, commercial, and government structures suffered the same devastation as dwelling places.
On our own: On the streets of the world and in the dwelling places we call home, we are not safe.
Iloisen kotiinpaluun asuinsijat (The Dwelling Places of a Happy Homecoming) is the final novel in Leena Lander's trilogy about the Harjula family.
DIALA / Aswat al-Iraq: Around 10,000 displaced families have returned to their original dwelling places in Diala, director of the emigrants department in Diala said on Wednesday.
Fifteen contributions cover a wide range of topics, considering dogs as animals of sacrifice and animal components of ancient and modern religious ritual and practice; as human companions subject to loving care, visual/symbolic representation, and deliberate or accidental breed manipulation; as working dogs; and as co-inhabitators of human dwelling places and co- consumers of human food resources.
Closed and windowless to the outer world, the walls of the houses standing in these ancient quarters protect an open courtyard from the stray glances of pedestrians and allow the dwelling places inside to receive light and air.
Walking God's Earth: The Environment and Catholic Faith considers how the Catholic tradition relates to environmental concerns and how 'finding our place' in God's order also involves dealing with questions of fuel, food, dwelling places and more elements of daily living.
Similarly, do we respect and revere our brothers and sisters, who are also dwelling places of our good and gracious God?