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Residency   Listen
noun
Residency  n.  
1.
Residence. (Obsoles.)
2.
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.






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"Residency" Quotes from Famous Books



... the court of Sura-kerta I recollect that once, when holding a private conference with the Susunan at the residency, it became necessary for the Radan adipati to be dispatched to the palace for the royal seal: the poor old man was, as usual, squatting, and as the Susunan happened to be seated with his face toward the door, ...
— Sex and Society • William I. Thomas

... Smith wants, and take 'em out along to the aeroplane. It's just a step or two beyond the railway, from what he says. Mother, send out some eatables, too, something better than biscuits, to Mr. Smith's man, who's looking after it. Now, Mr. Smith, come along. The Residency isn't far off: ...
— Round the World in Seven Days • Herbert Strang



Words linked to "Residency" :   position, human activity, human action, occupancy, office, spot, post, place, resident, billet, residence, berth, reside, tenancy, abidance, lodging, situation



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