lodg·​ment | \ ˈläj-mənt How to pronounce lodgment (audio) \
variants: or lodgement

Definition of lodgment

1a : a lodging place : shelter
b : accommodations, lodgings found lodgment in the city
2a : the act, fact, or manner of lodging a hut for temporary lodgment of cattlemen
b : a placing, depositing, or coming to rest
3a : an accumulation or collection deposited in a place or remaining at rest
b : a place of rest or deposit

Examples of lodgment in a Sentence

the lodgment of a week's worth of newspapers in the doorway was a telltale sign that the family was away dismayed at the shabby lodgments that were the only option of cross-country travelers at the time
Recent Examples on the Web From their Inhulets lodgment, Ukrainian troops riding in T-64 tanks and BMP fighting vehicles advanced on the town of Davydiv Brid, 40 miles northeast of Kherson. David Axe, Forbes, 21 June 2022 While the fighting continued around Davydiv Brid last week, the Ukrainian army launched a second counteroffensive along the line of contact between Kherson and the free city of Mykolaiv, west of the Inhulets lodgment. David Axe, Forbes, 15 June 2022 From the Inhulets lodgment, Ukrainian troops riding in T-64 tanks and BMP fighting vehicles have attacked toward the town of Davydiv Brid, 40 miles from Kherson. David Axe, Forbes, 15 June 2022 In a week of hard fighting, the Ukrainians slowly established a lodgment on the far bank of the river. David Axe, Forbes, 6 June 2022

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First Known Use of lodgment

1598, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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31 Jul 2022

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“Lodgment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lodgment. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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