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used in My Antonia

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1  —2 uses as in:
a modest dwelling
Definition
a house or shelter in which someone lives
  • Black Hawk, the new world in which we had come to live, was a clean, well-planted little prairie town, with white fences and good green yards about the dwellings, wide, dusty streets, and shapely little trees growing along the wooden sidewalks.
    Book 2 — The Hired Girls (2% in)
  • There were wooden houses where the old sod dwellings used to be, and little orchards, and big red barns; all this meant happy children, contented women, and men who saw their lives coming to a fortunate issue.
    Book 4 — The Pioneer Woman's Story (35% in)

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  • But tonight her mind seemed to dwell on those early years.
    Book 3 — Lena Lingard (93% in)
  • As we approached the Shimerdas' dwelling, I could still see nothing but rough red hillocks, and draws with shelving banks and long roots hanging out where the earth had crumbled away.
    Book 1 — The Shimerdas (14% in)
  • They dwelt in a fussy, scroll-work house, painted white and buried in thick evergreens, with a fussy white fence and barn.
    Book 2 — The Hired Girls (61% in)

There are no more uses of "dwell" in My Antonia.

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