Definition of inhabitancy in English:

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inhabitancy

Pronunciation: /inˈhabədənsē/
(also inhabitance)

noun

archaic
Living in a certain place as an inhabitant, especially during a specified period so as to acquire certain rights.
Example sentences
  • North Vancouver's Presentation House Gallery is exhibiting a group of contemporary photographs exploring human inhabitance on the landscape until May 30.
  • Leaving it five days instead told my mom I was as interested and pleased to be in Honourshill as I had been in any of our other towns of inhabitancy.
  • She was leading the mare through the trees, searching as usual for a good tree to climb and those evasive signs of inhabitance when the horse stopped.

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Syllabification: in·hab·it·an·cy

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