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Noun: habitation  ,ha-bi'tey-shun
  1. The native habitat or home of an animal or plant
  2. Housing that someone is living in
    "he built a modest habitation near the pond";
    - dwelling, home, domicile, abode, dwelling house, domicil [rare]
  3. The act of dwelling in or living permanently in a place (said of both animals and men)
    "he studied the creation and habitation and demise of the colony";
    - inhabitancy, inhabitation

Derived forms: habitations

Type of: habitat, home ground, housing, living accommodations, lodging, occupancy, tenancy

Encyclopedia: Habitation