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habitancy

Line breaks: habi|tancy
Pronunciation: /ˈhabɪt(ə)nsi
 
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Definition of habitancy in English:

noun

[mass noun] rare
The state of living in a particular place at a particular time.
Example sentences
  • The qualification of an elector was a real estate of fifty pounds, within the town or precinct where the election should be made; but habitancy was not required in either case.
  • When they first visited that portion of the country that surrounds Nashville, there were no marks of former habitancy.
  • In neither case could he properly be called an inhabitant of that place or be said to have his habitancy there.

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