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inhabitancy Line breaks: in|hab¦it|ancy
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈhabɪt(ə)nsi/
(also inhabitance)

Definition of inhabitancy in English:


[mass noun] archaic
The state of living in a particular place, especially during a specified period so as to acquire certain rights: he built a cottage to give an air of cheerfulness and inhabitancy to the scene
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  • North Vancouver's Presentation House Gallery is exhibiting a group of contemporary photographs exploring human inhabitance on the landscape until May 30.
  • Leaving it five days instead told my mom I was as interested and pleased to be in Honourshill as I had been in any of our other towns of inhabitancy.
  • She was leading the mare through the trees, searching as usual for a good tree to climb and those evasive signs of inhabitance when the horse stopped.
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