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[loj-muh nt] /ˈlɒdʒ mənt/

the act of .
the state of being .
something or deposited.
Military. a position or foothold gained from an enemy, or an entrenchment made upon it.
a place; rooming house.
accommodations; .
the act of lodging or the state of being lodged
a blockage or accumulation
a small area gained and held in enemy territory

1590s, from French logement (14c.) “accommodation, lodgings,” from Old French logier (see lodge (v.)).


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