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ha buh tay shuhn

  • n  the native habitat or home of an animal or plant
  • n  housing that someone is living in
  • n  the act of dwelling in or living permanently in a place (said of both animals and men)
    he studied the creation and inhabitation and demise of the colony

  • The floor was dirt and rubble, but there were signs of habitation.
  • All the same, it wasn't until the later 20th century that suburbia was imagined as the ideal human habitation, an arrangement of houses and lives so fundamental, it was taken for .
  • The only movement that suggests human habitation is the flutter of laundry on clotheslines.
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 20, 2013 - CBS 19 Tyler
  • 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.
    June 17, 2013 - WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth

  • President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom in Wall Street Journal
    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...
  • Robert Ballard in FOX News
    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.
  • Bennie Thompson in HSToday
    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.

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