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Definitions of habitation

  1. 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
  2. The act of inhabiting; state of inhabiting or dwelling, or of being inhabited; occupancy. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Place of abode; settled dwelling; residence; house. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Residence; occupancy. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Act of inhabiting or dwelling: a dwelling or residence. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Dwelling; abode. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. A place of abode. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. The act or state of inhabiting. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Act of inhabiting or dwelling; place of abode; natural locality. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. A place of abode; a house; a residence. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for habitation

  1. No more can I recognize my friend in this deserted habitation of thy soul. – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  2. It was a perilous and wearisome journey, which, however, found relief by the appearance of lights in what seemed to be some kind of human habitation – Curiosities of Impecuniosity by H. G. Somerville
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