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1 a : the act of occupying or inhabiting
b in the civil law of Louisiana
: the right of a person to dwell in the house of another
2 : a dwelling place
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.