Examples of habitation in a Sentence
The house was not fit for human habitation.
a wilderness area with few habitations
Recent Examples of habitation from the Web
That technology gets even more complicated once humans are involved, with drones assembling little habitation bubbles filled with schools, housing, grocery stores, and even casinos and bars.
In Manchester in the U.K., the infamous early-’70s Hulme Crescents were declared unfit for habitation just two years after their construction.
The rocket has a habitation module and a lunar lander that looks like a cross between the NASA Orion spacecraft and the 1960s Apollo program lunar lander.
The National Construction Authority found that 58 percent of buildings in Nairobi were unfit for habitation.
Horace M. Johnson II, 30, is charged with aggravated burglary and improperly discharging a firearm at a habitation in the Friday incident on Sumner Street near East South Street, police said.
Manchester Dr., 200 block: Burglary of a habitation.
Interior of home not fit for habitation due to cleanliness and no running water.
At first, rules prohibited human habitation in the area because the site would be used for munitions storage, hazardous waste disposal and training.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'habitation'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
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 centurySee Words from the same year
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
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up habitation? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).