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Habitableness

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Hábitableness. n.s. [from habitable.] Capacity of being dwelt in.

The cutting of the Equinoctial line decides that controversy of the habitableness of the Torrid zone. More.

Those ancient problems of the spherical roundness of the earth, the being of antipodes, and of the habitableness of the torrid zone, are abundantly demonstrated. Ray.

Sources: More, Henry (28) · Ray, John (59)

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