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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lodg·ment /ˈlɑʤmənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lodg·ment n. [Written also lodgement.]
 1. The act of lodging, or the state of being lodged.
    Any particle which is of size enough to make a lodgment afterwards in the small arteries.   --Paley.
 2. A lodging place; a room. [Obs.]
 3. An accumulation or collection of something deposited in a place or remaining at rest.
 4. Mil. The occupation and holding of a position, as by a besieging party; an instrument thrown up in a captured position; as, to effect a lodgment.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: bringing a charge or accusation against someone [syn: lodgement]
      2: the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even
         temporarily; "the lodgment of the balloon in the tree"
         [syn: lodgement, lodging]