from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Alternative form of inhabitancy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of inhabiting, or the state of being inhabited; the condition of an inhabitant; residence; occupancy.
- n. The state of having legal right to claim the privileges of a recognized inhabitant; especially, the right to support in case of poverty, acquired by residence in a town; habitancy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Residence; abode in a dwelling-place for the time being.
- n. The state of being inhabited; inhabitation.
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In many of these countries, the local inhabitance don't want us there.
All this has gone to prove that the inhabitance of the valley are an indigenous people since the very earliest times and that they can claim their rights under the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 2007, and under ILO 169.
Bhim Singh declared that the Panthers Party shall hold NGOs meeting at UN Headquarters this year to mobilize international opinion to stop genocide of the inhabitance of Gilgit.
Instead of taking the attitude of con-inhabitance with this predominant population, Zionism said "hey let's take this land as our own".
A diversity of megaopolises megaopoli? mixed with areas of low-human inhabitance is more my style.
The villages dotted along its length are almost deserted from November through April, and at night it felt like we were settlers of a remote and frozen northern coast, somewhere hostile to human inhabitance.
I know everyone would like to wear a black suit, specially if it means being part of a secret service that keeps alien inhabitance on Earth under wraps.
With its huge cast of fully fleshed-out characters and total inhabitance of the city of Baltimore, The Wire has no fluff and wastes none of your time.
History, to Mr. Fischer, comprises real people and places to which we the living are connected -- not by blood necessarily but by experience, by inhabitance.
I've seen a bear while picking wild berries in a forest, but never so close to human inhabitance!