Definition of habitancy in English:

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habitancy

Pronunciation: /ˈhabɪt(ə)nsi/

noun

[mass noun] rare
The state of living in a particular place at a particular time.
Example sentences
  • The qualifications of a representative are two years' habitancy.
  • Disputes may arise respecting the place of habitancy or legal settlement of a poor person.
  • 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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