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commorancy

[ kom-er-uh n-see ]
/ ˈkɒm ər ən si /
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noun, plural com·mo·ran·cies. Law.

a dwelling in a place; usual or temporary residence in a place.

RELATED WORDS

dwelling, nest, cave, terrain, environment, surroundings, territory, haven, residence, habitat, hut, dormitory, apartment, palace, resort, shelter, house, hospital, cottage, farm

Nearby words

commonwealth day, commonwealth of australia, commonwealth of england, commonwealth of independent states, commonwealth of nations, commorancy, commotion, commove, comms, communal, communal aerial

Origin of commorancy

1580–90; commor(ant) residing (< Latin commorant-, stem of commorāns, present participle of commorārī to remain, delay, equivalent to com- com- + morārī to delay, derivative of mora delay) + -ancy
Related formscom·mo·rant, adjective
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