- place of residence; habitation.
- residency; occupancy.
Origin of inhabitancy
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Examples from the Web for inhabitancy
But other tokens of inhabitancy—or even of existence—in their path, the travellers found none.Tales from Blackwood
Show me a citizen actually in a State, then the intent to remain fixes his inhabitancy.Charles Sumner; his complete works, volume 18 (of 20)
According to these words, the three qualifications are age, citizenship, and inhabitancy of the State he assumes to represent.
As loyalty is more important than age or citizenship or inhabitancy, it has been put under the solemn safeguard of an oath.
But as we proceed southward into the State of Washington, we find more and more evidences of cultivation and inhabitancy.The Columbia River
William Denison Lyman