- the act of inhabiting; occupancy
- a place in which to live; dwelling; home
- a colony or settlement
Origin of habitationMiddle English habitacioun ; from Old French habitacion ; from Classical Latin habitatio: see habitable
- The act of inhabiting or the state of being inhabited.
- a. A natural environment or locality.b. A residence.
Origin of habitationMiddle English habitacioun, from Latin habit&amacron;ti&omacron;, habit&amacron;ti&omacron;n-, from habit&amacron;tus, past participle of habit&amacron;re, to dwell; see habitable.
From Old French habitacion, abitacion (“act of dwelling”)