noun \in-ˈha-bə-tənt\

: a person or animal that lives in a particular place

Full Definition of INHABITANT

:  one that occupies a particular place regularly, routinely, or for a period of time <inhabitants of large cities> <the tapeworm is an inhabitant of the intestine>

Examples of INHABITANT

  1. <the inhabitants of the town don't like the tourists>

First Known Use of INHABITANT

15th century


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