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Meaning of INHABITATION

Pronunciation:  `inh`abut'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of dwelling in or living permanently in a place (said of both animals and men); "he studied the creation and inhabitation and demise of the colony"
 

INHABITATION is a 12 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: habitation, inhabitancy
 
 See Also: bivouacking, camping, cohabitation, encampment, living together, occupancy, tenancy, tenting

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*hab`i*ta"tion\, n. [L. inhabitatio a dwelling.]
1. The act of inhabiting, or the state of being inhabited;
   indwelling.

         The inhabitation of the Holy Ghost.   --Bp. Pearson.

2. Abode; place of dwelling; residence. [Obs.] --Milton.

3. Population; inhabitants. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne.

         The beginning of nations and of the world's
         inhabitation.                         --Sir W.
                                               Raleigh.

 

 

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