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habitation

(Act of inhabiting), noun abiding, dwelling, habitancy, inhabitance, inhabitancy, inhabitation, lodgment, occupancy, occupation, possession, remaining, residence, residing, settlement, sojourn, sojournment, tenancy

habitation

(Dwelling place), noun abiding place, abode, accommodations, address, domicile, domicilium, domus, dwelling, habitat, headquarters, home, homestead, house, housing, living quarters, lodging, lodgment, nest, place, place of abode, place of residence, quarters, settlement, site, tabernacle, tectum
See also: abode, address, building, domicile, dwelling, enjoyment, home, house, household, inhabitation, lodging, occupancy, protection, residence, shelter, structure, use

HABITATION, civil law. It was the right of a person to live in the house of another without prejudice to the property.
     2. It differed from a usufruct in this, that the usufructuary might have applied the house to any purpose, as, a store or manufactory; whereas the party having the right of habitation. could only use it for the residence of himself and family. 1 Bro. Civ. Law, 184 Domat. l. 1, t. 11, s. 2, n. 7.

HABITATION, estates. A dwelling-house, a home-stall. 2 Bl. Com. 4; 4 Bl. Com. 220. Vide House.

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Icons are especially conspicuous compelling objects, usually a one liner subset of them; and the current boring parade of frigidly minimalist boxes that defy relaxed habitation are timidly conformist.
Earlier this month the Chronicle told how four Newcastle University students signed a contract on a house deemed unfit for human habitation.
Here, signs of recent habitation were clearly visible but repeated circling and zooming failed to elicit any answering wave from possible inhabitants, and it was finally taken for granted that none were there.
He sets his conclusions in an analysis of habitation and settlement data, from which he constructs a typology of habitation and of settlement, one that he sees as `indicative of a settlement hierarchy .
In the end they turn out to be not so much practices or efforts as they do "places in the contours of our personal and communal lives where a habitation of the Spirit is able to occur" (64).
The building's difference from a gothic ruin is urged by the photograph's deadpan title and the double-take realization that this must be a Hollywood set, a counterfeit habitation forsaken of its ersatz uses at some indeterminate time likely not so very long ago.