habitation habitation  /ˌhæ bə ˈteɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the native habitat or home of an animal or plant
  2. (n) housing that someone is living in
  3. (n) the act of dwelling in or living permanently in a place (said of both animals and men)

Usage(s):

  1. The floor was dirt and rubble, but there were signs of habitation.
  2. The only movement that suggests human habitation is the flutter of laundry on clotheslines.
  3. The demon is in effect an immensely creative spirit which has seized for its habitation the son of a Swedish parson, and for its instrument the motion-picture camera.

News

  1. Two people arrested on forgery, other charges in Longview

    Nalls and Richardson were both arrested on forgery charges, a state jail felony. Nalls was also arrested on an outstanding traffic warrant. Richardson was also charged with a second degree felony charge of burglary of a habitation and two cases of felony credit card abuse on an elderly person after it was determined the victim was over 65 years of age.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: CBS 19 Tyler

  2. TCU cornerback dismissed from school after burglary arrest

    David Jenkins turned himself in to the Tarrant County Sheriff's Office on June 13 for two counts of burglary of a habitation. TCU Police Sergeant Kelly Ham said Jenkins allegedly stole computers from dorm rooms on campus.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth

Quotes

  1. "Today, the catastrophe is looking large on the horizon," said Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, president of the Maldives. "Sea-level data over the past decade confirms our worst fears. Without immediate action, the long-term habitation of our tiny...
    on Dec 12, 2007 By: President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom Source: Wall Street Journal

  2. "Certainly a major part is our quest for evidence of human habitation in the Flower Garden regions during the last Ice Age," Ballard said Thursday.
    on Mar 1, 2007 By: Robert Ballard Source: FOX News

  3. "Clearly, your efforts to prevent the resale of these trailers for human habitation have failed," Thompson wrote to FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate, GSA Administrator Martha Johnson, and Attorney General Eric Holder.
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Bennie Thompson Source: HSToday

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