Definition of lodgment in English:

lodgment

(also lodgement)

noun

  • 1literary A place in which a person or thing is located, deposited, or lodged.

    ‘they found a lodgment for the hook in the crumbling parapet’
  • 2The depositing of money in a particular bank, account, etc.

  • 3Military
    A temporary defensive work made on a captured part of an enemy's fortifications to secure a position and provide protection.

Origin

Late 16th century: from French logement dwelling from Old French loge arbor (see lodge).

Pronunciation:

lodgment

/ˈläjmənt/