Examples of habitation in a sentence
The house was not fit for human habitation.
a wilderness area with few habitations
Origin and Etymology of habitation
Middle English habitacioun, from Anglo-French habitaciun, from Latin habitation-, habitatio, from habitare to inhabit, frequentative of habēre
First Known Use: 14th century
HABITATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of habitation for English Language Learners
: the act of living in a place
: a place where someone lives
HABITATION Defined for Kids
Definition of habitation for Students
1 : the act of living in a place The house is fit for habitation.
2 : a place to live
Legal Definition of habitation
1a : the act of occupying or inhabiting b in the civil law of Louisiana : the right of a person to dwell in the house of another
2 : a dwelling place
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