Abode (West's Encyclopedia of American Law)
One's home; habitation; place of dwelling; or residence. Ordinarily means "domicile." Living place impermanent in character. The place where a person dwells. Residence of a legal voter. Fixed place of residence for the time being. For SERVICE OF PROCESS, one's fixed place of residence for the time being; his or her "usual place of abode."
(The entire section is 55 words.)
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