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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