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as in: a modest dwelling Define
a house or shelter in which someone lives
  • For he came here two days ago and bore them away to his dwelling far off by the roots of the mountains.
  • Thrice as far as the dwellings of King Theoden, and they are more than a hundred miles east from here, as the messengers of Mordor fly.

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  • The dwellings of the Rohirrim were for the most part many leagues away to the South, under the wooded eaves of the White Mountains, now hidden in mist and cloud; yet the Horse-lords had formerly kept many herds and studs in the Eastemnet, this easterly region of their realm, and there the herdsmen had wandered much, living in camp and tent, even in winter-time.

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  • There is a second dwelling unit on the property.
  • We searched the entire valley and did not find her dwelling.

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as in: It dwells in the forest. Define
make one's home in; or to live in; or to stay (in a place)
  • Do any folk dwell in these hills?

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  • The creature dwells in the forest.
  • There family has dwelled in that valley for ten generations.

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  • Let nothing that dwells in Fangorn be troubled on my account!
  • For the king was to ride forth as soon as the men of the town and those dwelling near could be armed and assembled.

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  • There dwells Theoden son of Thengel, King of the Mark of Rohan.
  • In this elvish heath dwells the Blade that was Broken and has been made again.
  • I do not know how it will all end, and my heart misgives me; for it seems to me that his friends do not all dwell in Isengard.
  • Ask not of me where he doth dwell-so many bones there lie On the white shores and the dark shores under the stormy sky; So many have passed down Anduin to find the flowing Sea.
  • Let them summon all who dwell nigh!
  • I have heard nothing of this in my own land, save only songs that tell how the Onodrim, that Men call Ents, dwelt there long ago; for Fangorn is old, old even as the Elves would reckon it.
  • There the guards awaited him, and heralds stood, and all the lords and chiefs were gathered together that remained in Edoras or dwelt nearby.
  • There in the Hornburg at Helm’s Gate Erkenbrand, master of Westfold on the borders of the Mark, now dwelt.

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  • Do you think those halls are fair, where your King dwells under the hill in Mirkwood, and Dwarves helped in their making long ago?
  • Thousands could dwell there, workers, servants, slaves, and warriors with great store of arms; wolves were fed and stabled in deep dens beneath.
  • All that is said among us is that far away, over many hills and rivers, live the halfling folk that dwell in holes in sand-dunes.
  • But not so great that we who dwell there ever tire of seeing new trees.
  • Partly it was shaped in the making of the mountains, but mighty works the Men of Westernesse had wrought there of old; and Saruman had dwelt there long and had not been idle.
  • A strong place and wonderful was Isengard, and long it had been beautiful; and there great lords had dwelt, the wardens of Gondor upon the West, and wise men that watched the stars.
  • If Men have dealings with the Mistress of Magic who dwells in the Golden Wood, then they may look for strange things to follow.
  • But there is some dark terror that dwells in the passes above Minas Morgul.
  • In Imladris it dwells.
  • It pleased him that she should dwell there hungry but unabated in malice, a more sure watch upon that ancient path into his land than any other that his skill could have devised.
  • ,The valley of Minas Morgul passed into evil very long ago, and it was a menace and a dread while the banished Enemy dwelt yet far away, and Ithilien was still for the most part in our keeping.
  • After his going they took Minas Ithil and dwelt there, and they filled it, and all the valley about, with decay: it seemed empty and was not so, for a shapeless fear lived within the ruined walls.
  • For so we reckon Men in our lore, calling them the High, or Men of the West, which were Numenoreans; and the Middle Peoples, Men of the Twilight, such as are the Rohirrim and their kin that dwell still far in the North; and the Wild, the Men of Darkness.
  • There agelong she had dwelt, an evil thing in spider-form, even such as once of old had lived in the Land of the Elves in the West that is now under the Sea, such as Beren fought in the Mountains of Terror in Doriath, and so came to Luthien upon the green sward amid the hemlocks in the moonlight long ago.

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as in: Don't dwell on it. Define
to think, communicate, or let attention stay on (or return to) something for a prolonged period
as in: It dwells in the forest. Define
make one's home in; or to live in; or to stay (in a place)
as in: a modest dwelling Define
a house or shelter in which someone lives
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