abode /əˈboʊd/ noun
[count] formal + humorous
: the place where someone lives — usually singular
- The cottage became their abode[=home] for the summer.
- Welcome to my humble abode.
— often used in legal language
- How long has this been his principal place of abode? [=the place where he usually lives]
- He has no fixed abode. [=no home, no permanent address]