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Definitionthe type of environment in which an organism or group normally lives
- My heart was a habitation large enough for many guests, but lonely and chill, and without a household fire.Chapter 4 -- The Interview (63% in)
- On the outskirts of the town, within the verge of the peninsula, but not in close vicinity to any other habitation, there was a small thatched cottage.Chapter 5 -- Hester at her Needle (28% in)
- Then, however, there was the freshness of the passing year on its exterior, and the cheerfulness, gleaming forth from the sunny windows, of a human habitation, into which death had never entered.Chapter 7 -- The Governor's Hall (43% in)
- With many variations, suggested by the nature of his building materials, diversity of climate, and a different mode of social life, Governor Bellingham had planned his new habitation after the residences of gentlemen of fair estate in his native land.Chapter 7 -- The Governor's Hall (61% in)
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