Inhabitable

In*hab"it*a*ble

, a. [L. inhabitabilis: cf. F. inhabitable. See In- not, and Habitable.] Not habitable; not suitable to be inhabited. [Obs.]
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The frozen ridges of the Alps
Or other ground inhabitable.
Shak.

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In*hab"it*ance

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In*hab"it*an*cy

(?), } n. 1. The act of inhabiting, or the state of being inhabited; the condition of an inhabitant; residence; occupancy.
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Ruins yet resting in the wild moors testify a former inhabitance.
Carew.
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2. (Law) The state of having legal right to claim the privileges of a recognized inhabitant; especially, the right to support in case of poverty, acquired by residence in a town; habitancy.
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