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Definitions of habitation

  1. housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the native habitat or home of an animal or plant Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the act of dwelling in or living permanently in a place (said of both animals and men); "he studied the creation and inhabitation and demise of the colony" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. The act of inhabiting; state of inhabiting or dwelling, or of being inhabited; occupancy. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Place of abode; settled dwelling; residence; house. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Residence; occupancy. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. Abiding place. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  8. Act of inhabiting or dwelling: a dwelling or residence. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. Dwelling; abode. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. A place of abode. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. The act or state of inhabiting. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. Act of inhabiting or dwelling; place of abode; natural locality. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. A place of abode; a house; a residence. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. God is the habitation of his people, who find rest and safety in him ( Psalms 71:3 ; 91:9 ). Justice and judgment are the habitation of God's throne ( Psalms 89:14 , Heb. mekhon, "foundation"), because all his acts are founded on justice and judgment. (See Psalms 132:5 Psalms 132:13 ; Ephesians 2:22 , of Canaan, Jerusalem, and the temple as God's habitation.) God inhabits eternity ( Isaiah 57:15 ), i.e., dwells not only among men, but in eternity, where time is unknown; and "the praises of Israel" ( Psalms 22:3 ), i.e., he dwells among those praises and is continually surrounded by them. biblestudytools.com
  15. In the civil law. Theright of a person to live in the house of another without prejudice to the property. Itdiffered from a usufruct, in this: that the usufructuary might apply the house to anypurpose, as of a store or manufactory; whereas the party having the right of habitationcould only use it for the residence of himself and family. 1 Browne, Civil Law, 184.In estates. A dwelling-house; a home- stall. 2 Bl. Comm. 4; 4 Bl. Comm. 220;Ilolmes v. Oregon & C. R. Co. (D. C.) 5 Fed. 527; Nowliu v. Scott, 10 Grat. (Va.) 65;Harvard College v. Gore, 5 Pick. (Mass.) 372. thelawdictionary.org
  16. Civil law. It was the right of a person to live in the house of another without prejudice to the property. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  17. It differed from a usufruct in this, that the usufructuary might have applied the house to any purpose, as, a store or manufactory; whereas the party having the right of habitation. could only use it for the residence of himself and family. 1 Bro. Civ. Law, 184 Domat. l. 1, t. 11, s. 2, n. 7. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  18. Estates. A dwelling-house, a home-stall. 2 Bl. Com. 4;4 Bl. Com. 220. Vide House. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  19. Inhabiting, as fit for human h.; place of abode; branch of Primrose League. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  20. n. Act of inhabiting; state of dwelling;—place of abode; a settled dwelling; a mansion; a residence. Cabinet Dictionary
  21. The act of dwelling, the state of a place receiving dwellers; place of abode, dwelling. Complete Dictionary
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