Definition of lodgment in English:

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lodgment

Pronunciation: /ˈläjmənt/
(also lodgement)

noun

1chiefly literary A place in which a person or thing is located, deposited, or lodged: they found a lodgment for the hook in the crumbling parapet
2The depositing of money in a particular bank, account, etc.
3 Military A temporary defensive work made on a captured part of an enemy’s fortifications to secure a position and provide protection.

Origin

Late 16th century: from French logement 'dwelling', from Old French loge 'arbor' (see lodge).

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Syllabification: lodg·ment

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