noun[mass noun] rare
The state of living in a particular place at a particular time.
More 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.