1) a. - 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) a. - Fixed; stable; certain.
3) n. - One who resides or dwells in a place for some time.
4) n. - A diplomatic representative who resides at a foreign court; -- a term usualy applied to ministers of a rank inferior to that of ambassadors. See the Note under Minister, 4.
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