Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of inhabiting, or the state of being inhabited.
  • noun Population; the mass of inhabitants.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of inhabiting, or the state of being inhabited; indwelling.
  • noun obsolete Abode; place of dwelling; residence.
  • noun obsolete Population; inhabitants.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of inhabiting, or the state of being inhabited; indwelling.
  • noun Abode; place of dwelling; residence.
  • noun Population; inhabitants.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of dwelling in or living permanently in a place (said of both animals and men)

Etymologies

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inhabit + -ation

Examples

  • Certainly this mutual inhabitation is something more noble and great than we are well acquainted with or can declare.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)

  • A series of studies over the last several years has determined the island to be safe again for long-term inhabitation and agriculture, and the Kualapu'u co-op is the first of several planned resettlements as part of Project Imua Moloka'i (Forward Moloka'i).

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  • A series of studies over the last several years has determined the island to be safe again for long-term inhabitation and agriculture, and the Kualapu'u co-op is the first of several planned resettlements as part of Project Imua Moloka'i (Forward Moloka'i).

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  • A series of studies over the last several years has determined the island to be safe again for long-term inhabitation and agriculture, and the Kualapu'u co-op is the first of several planned resettlements as part of Project Imua Moloka'i (Forward Moloka'i).

    Elections - fresh news by plazoo.com

  • A series of studies over the last several years has determined the island to be safe again for long-term inhabitation and agriculture, and the Kualapu'u co-op is the first of several planned resettlements as part of Project Imua Moloka'i (Forward Moloka'i).

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  • There is a mutual inhabitation which is wonderful.

    The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

  • The masterpiece is Meryl Streep's portrayal of Mrs. Thatcher, which is not so much a portrayal as an inhabitation.

    Oh Wow!

  • Given the theater's history and its inhabitation by intense figures of historical import, we wondered if Mr. Melillo has found the Lafayette Avenue building which BAM moved into in 1908 to be haunted.

    A Sesquicentennial Party Planned in Fort Greene

  • The beach showed no sign of inhabitation, none of the usual late night strollers, fishing boats and shacks.

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  • Of course, her gorgeous writing and total inhabitation of the Celtic “ethos” was utterly inspiring and really gave me a boost.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » Interview with Jules Watson, Part 1

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