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  • n. Plural form of habitation.


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  • Whereupon, being neere vnto the Orda (for by this name they call the habitations of their Emperours and noble men) in regarde of the great winde we were constrained to lye groueling on the earth, and could not see by reason of the dust.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • But they think more correctly, who translate the word habitations; as if he had said, that unjust violence dwelt among them, because they had been so sanguinary.

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 2

  • The heat of their own bodies would make them so, lying as they do, huddled together, and sometimes on top of one another, but the mud walls of their habitations are a foot or more in thickness, and neither frost nor rain can penetrate within.

    The Hunters' Feast Conversations Around the Camp Fire

  • Their habitations are the inside of the branches of a tree, which they contrive to excavate by working out the pith almost to the extremity of the slenderest twig; the tree at the same time flourishing, as if it had no such inmate.

    A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 13

  • All told, perhaps three "habitations" would be enough for the settlers now to be transported.

    The Virginia Company Of London, 1606-1624

  • I have described at length these Swiss lake dwellings, although they do not belong to the antiquities of our villages in England, because much the same kind of habitations existed in our country, though few have as yet been unearthed.

    English Villages

  • Pit dwellings were not the only kind of habitations which the early inhabitants of our country used, and some of our villages possess constructions of remarkable interest, which recent industrious digging has disclosed.

    English Villages

  • Such places would be selected for "habitations" (Margin).

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • "habitations," and probably means the huts or dwellings of a school or college of prophets over which Samuel presided as

    Smith's Bible Dictionary

  • The places and habitations where we live have histories, though we rarely know them.

    Bird Cloud


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