Pronunciation: (rez'i-dun-sē), [key]
1. residence (def. 3).
2. the position or tenure of a medical resident.
3. (formerly) the official residence of a representative of the British governor general at a native Indian court.
4. (formerly) an administrative division of the Dutch East Indies.
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