Definition of habitation in English:

habitation

Line breaks: habi|ta¦tion
Pronunciation: /habɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

[mass noun]

Derivatives

habitative

adjective
More example sentences
  • Compound names are composed of an adjectival element and a habitative or topographic element.
  • However, examples of habitative elements occurring in the first position are not unknown.
  • Although a rarity in the west of the country, it is the commonest habitative element of the earliest recorded English place-names.

Origin

late Middle English: via Old French from Latin habitatio(n-), from habitare 'inhabit'.

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