lodgment

[ loj-muh nt ]
/ ˈlɒdʒ mənt /

noun

the act of lodging.
the state of being lodged.
something lodged or deposited.
Military. a position or foothold gained from an enemy, or an entrenchment made upon it.
a lodging place; rooming house.
accommodations; lodgings.
Also especially British, lodge·ment.

Origin of lodgment

From the Middle French word logement, dating back to 1590–1600. See lodge, -ment
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lodgment

lodgement

/ (ˈlɒdʒmənt) /

noun

the act of lodging or the state of being lodged
a blockage or accumulation
a small area gained and held in enemy territory
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