habitation

Part of speech: noun

A place of abode.

Part of speech: noun

The act or state of inhabiting.

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Usage examples "habitation":

  1. Going down this river there was no way but by the Indian Sea to reach a land where there was no habitation. - "History of the Incas", Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa.
  2. A winter evening, a night of storm, had darkened over Pearson's habitation, and there were no cheerful faces to drive the gloom from his broad hearth. - "From-Twice-Told-Tales", Hawthorne, Nathaniel.
  3. Generally the pursuers kept wide of all human habitation. - "Patsy", S. R. Crockett.