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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HABITATIONS

Abandon her not until you leave her in the habitations of civilized men.

Nor is the use of these habitations entirely abandoned at the present time.

The stars are the habitations of the souls of men, from which they come and to which they return.

Let their habitations be desolate and no man to dwell in their tents.

Country-seats, cottages, habitations of whichever kind, were burnt.

There are traces of a pier, and of the habitations of the guards on the shore.

And these habitations likewise shall be razed to the ground.

The dark places of the earth are full of the habitations of cruelty.

The habitations of men in the Hebrides may be distinguished into huts and houses.

He was fleeing from men and their habitations; he was fleeing from light; the moon made him suffer.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "act or fact of dwelling;" also "place of lodging, abode," from Old French habitacion, abitacion "act of dwelling" (12c.) or directly from Latin habitationem (nominative habitatio) "act of dwelling," noun of action from past participle stem of habitare (see habitat).

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.