HABITA'TION, n. [L. habitatio, from habito, to dwell, from habeo, to hold, or as we say in English, to keep.1. Act of inhabiting; state of dwelling.2. Place of abode; a settled dwelling; a mansion; a house or other place in which man or any animal dwells. The stars may be the habitations of numerous races of beings. The Lord blesseth the habitation of the just. Prov.3.