habitancy

[ hab-i-tn-see ]
/ ˈhæb ɪ tn si /
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noun, plural hab·i·tan·cies.

the act or fact of inhabiting; inhabitancy.
the total number of inhabitants; population.

Nearby words

  1. habit,
  2. habit spasm,
  3. habit-forming,
  4. habitable,
  5. habitan,
  6. habitant,
  7. habitat,
  8. habitation,
  9. habited,
  10. habitual

Origin of habitancy

First recorded in 1785–95; habit(ant)1 + -ancy

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