inhabitant inhabitant  /ɪn ˈhæ bə tənt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person who inhabits a particular place

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  1. It appears, for example, that almost every inhabitant of the Irish village of Baltimore was carried off in 1631.
  2. Among the Icelanders he finds considerable good nature and a general sanity too unmitigated to be of much current use to a loyal inhabitant of contemporary Europe.
  3. Swiss banks hold $3,000 worth of riches for each Swiss inhabitant, but their greatest treasure is the anonymous sanctuary of numbered accounts.

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  1. Warren added, "The Bible admonishes us to pray for our leaders. I am honored by this opportunity to pray God's blessing on the office of the President and its current and future inhabitant, asking the Lord to provide wisdom to America's leaders...
    on Dec 19, 2008 By: Rick Warren Source: MSNBC

  2. Apparently referring to Cuba's population of more than 11 million, Castro wrote that "one hundred million dollars means only nine dollars per inhabitant and we need much more."
    on Sep 3, 2008 By: Fidel Castro Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "At this pace of development, by 2012 we could reach Italy's (average GDP in terms of purchasing power standard per inhabitant) and three years later, the EU's average on all criteria, including salaries and pensions," Jansa said at a ceremony...
    on Sep 15, 2008 By: Janez Jansa Source: EUbusiness (press release)

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