- 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 habitati&omacron;, habitati&omacron;n-, from habitatus, past participle of habitare, to dwell; see habitable.
From Old French habitacion, abitacion (“act of dwelling”)