- having inhabitants; occupied; lived in or on: an inhabited island.
Origin of inhabited
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Examples from the Web for uninhabited
What was once one of 505 uninhabited islands in the region quickly became a bustling, crammed metropolis.Japan's James Bond Villain Ghost Town
August 7, 2014
Many more died on uninhabited islands, victims of tropical diseases, hunger and heartbreak.
From there, the local authorities transported the group to Kuku, an uninhabited island, and left them there.
The beach extends for 10km and is pocketed with serene, uninhabited sections.Nine Amazing Places To Skinny Dip Around The World
September 21, 2013
Instead, we snuck into the old British embassy down the river, shut down for years, ghostly and uninhabited.I Watched Iraq Fall
Janine di Giovanni
March 17, 2013
For all the signs of life visible, Cairncross might have been uninhabited a twelve-month.In the Valley
At the moon, which was then so close, and uninhabited by superior beings.
This island has been uninhabited probably since the dawn of ages.Within the Tides
They were in some snug harbour, however, of a desolate and uninhabited coast.Billy Topsail & Company
These islands are high and steep, covered with wood, and uninhabited.The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido
- (of a place) not having inhabitantsan uninhabited island
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Word Origin and History for uninhabited
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