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Meaning of habitation by Wiktionary Dictionary

habitation


    Etymology

    French habiter

    Pronunciation

    • IPA: /ˌhæb.ɪˈteɪ.ʃən/, SAMPA: /%h{b.I"teI.S@n/
    • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

    Noun

    habitation ( plural: habitations )

    1. The act of inhabiting; state of inhabiting or dwelling, or of being inhabited; occupancy .
    2. A place of abode; settled dwelling; residence; house .

    Synonyms

    • See also Wikisaurus:abode


Explanation of habitation by Wordnet Dictionary

habitation


    Noun
    1. the act of dwelling in or living permanently in a place ( said of both animals and men )

    2. he studied the creation and inhabitation and demise of the colony
    3. housing that someone is living in

    4. the native habitat or home of an animal or plant



    Definition of habitation by GCIDE Dictionary

    habitation


    1. Habitation ( hăbĭtāshŭn ), n. [F. habitation, L. habitatio.]
      1. The act of inhabiting; state of inhabiting or dwelling, or of being inhabited; occupancy. Denham.

      2. Place of abode; settled dwelling; residence; house.

      The Lord . . . blesseth the habitation of the just. Prov. iii. 33.