lodgment

[loj-muh nt]
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noun
  1. the act of lodging.
  2. the state of being lodged.
  3. something lodged or deposited.
  4. Military. a position or foothold gained from an enemy, or an entrenchment made upon it.
  5. a lodging place; rooming house.
  6. 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

noun
  1. the act of lodging or the state of being lodged
  2. a blockage or accumulation
  3. a small area gained and held in enemy territory
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