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Residency   /rˈɛzɪdənsi/   Listen

The act of dwelling in a place.  Synonyms: abidance, residence.
The position of physician who is receiving special training in a hospital (usually after completing an internship).

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"Residency" Quotes from Famous Books

... been suggested that all outward signs of the Mutiny should be obliterated, that the monument on the Ridge at Delhi should be levelled, and the picturesque Residency at Lucknow allowed to fall into decay. This view does not commend itself to me. These relics of that tremendous struggle are memorials of heroic services performed by Her Majesty's soldiers, Native ...
— Forty-one years in India - From Subaltern To Commander-In-Chief • Frederick Sleigh Roberts

... and undertook to submit all further disputes to the decision of the British government. In November, however, chafing under the restrictions imposed by this treaty, he broke out into hostility, burnt the British residency, and after vainly attacking the British troops, fled from Poona. Almost simultaneously Holkar and the Raja of Nagpur rose. Holkar was defeated in a pitched battle at Mehidpur in Malwa, while the sepoys successfully held their own against the Raja's troops at Nagpur. ...
— The Political History of England - Vol XI - From Addington's Administration to the close of William - IV.'s Reign (1801-1837) • George Brodrick

... a scene as that which followed. Not a heart in the residency of Lucknow but bowed itself before God. All, by one simultaneous impulse, fell upon their knees, and nothing was heard but bursting sobs and the murmured voice of prayer. Then all arose, and there rang ...
— The Ontario Readers - Third Book • Ontario Ministry of Education

... of 28th September, the soldiers reached the Residency, where the British had been shut up for so long face to face with death. The last piece of fighting was the worst they had had to face. Fired at from roof and window by concealed foes, they marched on with unwavering courage, and those ...
— Beneath the Banner • F. J. Cross

... Theosophical Society was founded, or Esoteric Buddhism was known to exist in the form recently revealed to us by Mr Sinnett{81}—that I became the chela, or pupil, of an adept of Buddhist occultism in Khatmandhu. At that time Englishmen, unless attached to the Residency, were not permitted to reside in that picturesque Nepaulese town. Indeed I do not think that they are now; but I had had an opportunity during the Indian Mutiny, when I was attached to the Nepaulese contingent, ...
— Fashionable Philosophy - and Other Sketches • Laurence Oliphant

... his intention of immediately resigning the Residency at Lucknow. The communication made by the Governor-General to the King of Oude, in October, 1847, gave His Majesty to understand that if the condition of Government was not very materially amended before two years had ...
— A Journey through the Kingdom of Oude, Volumes I & II • William Sleeman

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

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