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inhabitancy

[in-hab-i-tn-see] /ɪnˈhæb ɪ tn si/
noun, plural inhabitancies.
1.
place of residence; habitation.
2.
residency; occupancy.
Also, inhabitance.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; inhabit(ant) + -ancy
Related forms
noninhabitance, noun
noninhabitancy, noun, plural noninhabitancies.
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