legal residence

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n legal residence (law) the residence where you have your permanent home or principal establishment and to where, whenever you are absent, you intend to return; every person is compelled to have one and only one domicile at a time "what's his legal residence?"
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Usage

In literature:

You are not even a legal resident in this town.
"The Night-Born" by Jack London
This gorgeous residence was the ambitious citizen's legal domicile.
"Cousin Betty" by Honore de Balzac
This gorgeous residence was the ambitious citizen's legal domicile.
"Poor Relations" by Honore de Balzac
I did not come to reside in the Hall until all legal formalities were settled.
"The Stowmarket Mystery" by Louis Tracy
Neither had legal residents when the act was passed.
"Stephen A. Douglas" by Allen Johnson
Several warrants were drawn, all of which, on the ground that they were legally dubious, the resident justice of the peace refused to sign.
"A Busy Year at the Old Squire's" by Charles Asbury Stephens
Our actual and legal residence has always been there.
"Subspace Survivors" by E. E. Smith
In London you are obliged to have a legal residence in the parish where the ceremony is to be performed.
"The Complete Bachelor" by Walter Germain
Throughout the eighteenth century Lincoln's Inn Fields, an open though disorderly spot, was a great place for the residence of legal magnates.
"A Book About Lawyers" by John Cordy Jeaffreson
Twenty-one days' residence since 1896 is required, but otherwise acknowledgment before witnesses is a legal marriage.
"The Etiquette of Engagement and Marriage" by G. R. M. Devereux
The population given in the foregoing table is the resident or "legal" population, which is also given for the individual towns.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 1" by Various
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In news:

Contest open only to legal residents of the state of Wisconsin, 12 years old or older.
Upon which he resides, according to township legal counsel.
Now, the Yerington resident is within weeks of legally being allowed to pull up his first catch.
Signs at the polls in Barbour County reminding voters of the recent death of House of Delegates candidate John Rose have some residents questioning the legality of the notices.
Grand Traverse County residents have two well-qualified candidates running for Probate Court Judge, Melanie Stanton and Kirsten Keilitz, and their campaigns have stressed their legal and life experiences.
The change does not alter eligibility for legal residency or prevent an arrest.
One of the most watched legislative races in the West Valley was Legislative District13, where Republican Darin Mitchell appeared to win a seat after a high-profile legal battle over his residency.
LINEVILLE, Ala.—Clay County has almost 14,000 residents, around 100 churches and not a single place where you can buy a beer legally.
(AP) — Clay County has almost 14,000 residents, around 100 churches and not a single place where you can buy a beer legally.
Conditions at Colorado Springs, CO. Pueblo Residents can legally discard of household trash and debris on May 19.
Whether residents in those states ever get to light up legally remains to be seen.
Local resident's new novel combines high seas adventure with legal drama.
A trio of Republican senators has introduced legislation to allow young people brought to the United States by their parents illegally to receive legal residency if they seek higher education or enlist in the military.
A quick scan of tweets from Colorado revealed some confusion and pleasant surprise among residents: "So is weed finally actually legal in Colorado".
NASHVILLE (AP) – A proposal that would require agencies to verify that applicants for public benefits are legal residents has passed the Senate.
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In science:

To fix this, the penalty associated with illegal clock states is made high (scaling as a high polynomial in n), effectively forcing the ground state of the Hamiltonian to reside in the subspace of legal clock states.
Local Hamiltonians in Quantum Computation
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