- 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 habitātiō habitātiōn- from habitātus past participle of habitāre to dwell ; see habitable .
From Old French habitacion, abitacion (“act of dwelling”)