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This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it.

Some affirm that they inhabit now on one side of the river, now on another.

They inhabit not much territory upon the Rhine, but possess an island in it.

They have no house to inhabit, no land to cultivate, nor any domestic charge or care.

To inhabit flesh is no paradise, but it is a means of regaining heaven.

The stars are much brighter than they appear to us in the dense atmosphere we inhabit.

You could not expect him to kill a bull, when perchance his grandfather's soul might inhabit there.'

They are useful to the farmer, as they inhabit grainfields and prey on the rats and mice.

Just how it happens that spirit may inhabit matter we may not know.

"The four nations that inhabit the Land of Oz," was the reply.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French enhabiter "dwell in" (12c.), from Latin inhabitare "to dwell in," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + habitare "to dwell," frequentative of habere "hold, have" (see habit). Related: Inhabited; inhabiting.

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