in·​hab·​i·​ta·​tion | \ in-ˌha-bə-ˈtā-shən \

Definition of inhabitation

: the act of inhabiting : the state of being inhabited

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Day 2: Motor City Culture Following Detroit’s tradition of re-inhabitation, Rose’s Fine Food makes its home an old diner in the Marina neighborhood. Leslie Pariseau, Condé Nast Traveler, "3 Days in Detroit," 3 Oct. 2018

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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