Homes of Persons


Abbey – Building in which nuns and monks live as a community under an abyss or


Adobe house – This is a house built by bricks which are made of clay and straw and    

dried in the Sun.

Asylum– This is a place that is a hospital to take care of mentally ill people.

Barrack – This is a large building or group of buildings where soldiers live in.

Cell – This is a very small room for one or more prisoners in a prison or a monastery

for a monk.

Cottage – This is a simple and small house built in countryside, mostly farm  labours

live in.

House – This is aplace built usually to live a family.

Igloo– This is a temporary shelter built by Eskimos.

           It is a small dome shaped house.

           Blocks of hard snow are used to build this.

Mansion – This is a large house. Usually rich people live in.

Monastery – This is a building in which monks live as a community.

Nunnery –    This is a house where nuns live.

Orphanage – This is a house for children whose parents are dead.

 Palace–      This is a large house mostly of kings, official home of an archbishop,


Prison– This is a place where people are locked up who committed crimes as                


Temple – This is a nonchristian religious place of Hindu, Buddhist, Greek, Roman. Here

Gods are worshiped.

Tent – This is a temporary and portable shelter. It is made of canvas. It is attached to

pegs which are fixed into the ground, supported by ropes and poles.

Wigwam – This is a type of tent.It was used by North American Indians.It is having

framework of poles and animal skins or mats are fastened over the framework.

Vicarage– house of a vicar.

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