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lodgment

[loj-muh nt] /ˈlɒdʒ mənt/
noun
1.
the act of lodging.
2.
the state of being lodged.
3.
something lodged or deposited.
4.
Military. a position or foothold gained from an enemy, or an entrenchment made upon it.
5.
a lodging place; rooming house.
6.
accommodations; lodgings.
Also, especially British, lodgement.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Middle French logement. See lodge, -ment
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British Dictionary definitions for lodgement

lodgment

/ˈlɒdʒmənt/
noun
1.
the act of lodging or the state of being lodged
2.
a blockage or accumulation
3.
a small area gained and held in enemy territory
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Word Origin and History for lodgement
n.

1590s, from French logement (14c.) "accommodation, lodgings," from Old French logier (see lodge (v.)).

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