One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The state of living in a particular place, especially during a specified period so as to acquire certain rights.‘he built a cottage to give an air of cheerfulness and inhabitancy to the scene’
residence, residency, habitation, inhabitation, occupancy, tenancy, tenure, lease, living inView synonyms
- ‘She was leading the mare through the trees, searching as usual for a good tree to climb and those evasive signs of inhabitance when the horse stopped.’
- ‘Leaving it five days instead told my mom I was as interested and pleased to be in Honourshill as I had been in any of our other towns of inhabitancy.’
- ‘North Vancouver's Presentation House Gallery is exhibiting a group of contemporary photographs exploring human inhabitance on the landscape until May 30.’
- ‘But that was a bit strange, there was no sign of male inhabitance.’
- ‘The mountain, still showing the last vestiges of human inhabitance just the night before, exploded in a shower of dust.’
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