Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Resident (Page: 1225)

Res"i*dent (-dent), a. [F. résident, L. residens, -entis, p. pr. of residere. See Reside.]

1. Dwelling, or having an abode, in a place for a continued length of time; residing on one's own estate; -- opposed to nonresident; as, resident in the city or in the country.

2. Fixed; stable; certain. [Obs.] Stable and resident like a rock." Jer. TAylor.

One there still resident as day and night. Davenant.

Resident (Page: 1225)

Res"i*dent, n.

1. One who resides or dwells in a place for some time.

2. A diplomatic representative who resides at a foreign court; -- a term usualy applied to ministers of a rank inferrior to that of ambassadors. See the Note under Minister,4.