Definition of inhabitancy in English:
noun[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.
Definition of inhabitancy in:
- US English dictionary
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