inhabitant

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noun in·hab·i·tant \in-ˈha-bə-tənt\

Definition of inhabitant

  1. :  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 in a sentence

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

15th Century

First Known Use of inhabitant

15th century


INHABITANT Defined for English Language Learners

inhabitant

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noun in·hab·i·tant \in-ˈha-bə-tənt\

Definition of inhabitant for English Language Learners

  • : a person or animal that lives in a particular place


INHABITANT Defined for Kids

inhabitant

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noun in·hab·i·tant \in-ˈha-bə-tənt\

Definition of inhabitant for Students

  1. :  a person or animal that lives in a place



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