Definition of inhabitation in US English:

inhabitation

noun

  • See inhabit

    • ‘You know how it is, when you're sitting out in the dark, 50 kilometres from the nearest place of inhabitation, and you turn on the light, even the tiniest little three LED gizmo.’
    • ‘The natural hazards are too numerous and the climate too determinedly extreme to tolerate inhabitation by anybody but the most intrepid and self-reliant.’
    • ‘The same interface specificity differentiates the inhabitation of public banking terminals, automobile interiors, retail purchasing registers, etc.’
    • ‘Adams chronicles the fate of early Virginia in eight chapters, beginning with its geological and biological history and then turning to the history of its inhabitation by Native American, Spanish, and English residents and visitors.’
    • ‘Trees were felled mercilessly to pave way for inhabitations.’

Pronunciation

inhabitation

/inˌhabəˈtāSH(ə)n//ɪnˌhæbəˈteɪʃ(ə)n/