What does the word occupancy mean?

Usage examples for occupancy

  1. The opposition soon came to naught, and the house was left to our peaceable occupancy. – Thirty Years in the Itinerancy by Wesson Gage Miller
  2. During the last month or so of its occupancy, the number of the birds was apparently subject to sudden and wide fluctuations, and it seemed not unlikely that travelers from the north were making a temporary use of the well- known resort. – The Foot-path Way by Bradford Torrey