habitancy

[ hab-i-tn-see ]

noun,plural hab·i·tan·cies.
  1. the act or fact of inhabiting; inhabitancy.

  2. the total number of inhabitants; population.

Origin of habitancy

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

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