habitatio (hab-[schwa]-tay-shee-oh), n. [Latin ¡°dwelling¡±] Roman law. The right to dwell (in a place); the right of free residence in another’s house; an urban servitude. ? This right was usu. given by will and treated as a personal servitude. See urban servitude under SERVITUDE(2). Cf. USUFRUCT; USUS(1).
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