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From Middle English habitacioun, from Old French habitacion, abitacion (act of dwelling), from Latin habitātiōnem, accusative of Latin habitātiō.

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habitation (countable and uncountable, plural habitations)

  1. (uncountable) The act of inhabiting; state of inhabiting or dwelling, or of being inhabited; occupancy.
  2. (countable) A place of abode; settled dwelling; residence; house.
  3. A group, lodge, or company, as of the Primrose League.
  4. (Louisiana French) A farm.

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habitation f (plural habitations)

  1. dwelling (a place or house in which a person lives)
  2. inhabitation (act of inhabiting)
  3. (Louisiana) farm, plantation, ranch

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