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Meaning of COHABITATION

Pronunciation:  kowh`abut'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  living together (as spouses)
 

COHABITATION is a 12 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: living together
 
 See Also: concubinage, habitation, inhabitancy, inhabitation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Co*hab"i*ta"tion\, n. [L. cohabitatio.]
1. The act or state of dwelling together, or in the same
   place with another. --Feltham.

2. (Law) The living together of a man and woman in supposed
   sexual relationship.

         That the duty of cohabitation is released by the
         cruelty of one of the parties is admitted. --Lord
                                               Stowell.

 
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