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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inhabitation  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  inhabitation 
  n  :  the  act  of  inhabiting  [syn:  {inhabitancy},  {habitation}] 




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