[ hab-i-tn-see ]
/ ˈhæb ɪ tn si /
noun, plural hab·i·tan·cies.
the act or fact of inhabiting; inhabitancy.
the total number of inhabitants; population.
Is Internet Slang Messing Up Our Writing Habits?Read more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
AesopianFind new words to share every day with Dictionary.com's Word of the Day. Discover the definition, pronunciation, and origin of uncommon words plus more!
- habit spasm,
Origin of habitancy
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for habitancy
It was full of light, and had the look of habitancy about it; but I saw no folk.Lore of Proserpine|Maurice Hewlett
He provided for the cure of the wounded, the habitancy of the houseless, the provision of the destitute.