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Definition a person or animal that inhabits or frequently visits a particular place
  • The book has photographs of deep sea creatures, and is called "Denizens of the Deep."
denizens = animals that inhabit a particular place
  • She's a denizen of the club scene in New York.
  • denizen = someone who frequently visits a particular place
  • He's quite a character around New York — a denizen of Broadway.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • denizen = someone who frequently visits a particular place
  • The denizens of Joffrey's court had striven to outdo each other today.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Clash of Kings
  • The denizens of the forest cannot, of course, expect to participate in the refinements of the land of the Free.'
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • She had, too, squeamish feminine fears of hydrophobia skunks, and nameless animals or reptiles that were imagined denizens of the darkness.
    Zane Grey  --  The Call of the Canyon
  • Only one resource remained, and that was to find some small hiding place to which the fearful denizens of the cavern could not penetrate.
    Jules Verne  --  A Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • Serpents and slimy lizards are the only living denizens....
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • The loud, tremendous sneering of the mother brought the denizens of the Rum Alley tenement to their doors.
    Stephen Crane  --  Maggie: A Girl of the Streets
  • The small denizens of the wilderness hardly took pains to move out of her path.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • Squirrels and grouse, turkeys and deer, and less tame denizens of the forest grew more abundant as the travel advanced.
    Zane Grey  --  The Man of the Forest
  • It's you who encourage the denizens not to change.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • —in whose tones, even, denizens of the five great divisions of Europe could recognise nothing familiar!
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Murders in the Rue Morgue
  • By a special urgency measure the denizens of grants in perpetuity were evicted from their graves and the exhumed remains dispatched to the crematorium.
    Albert Camus  --  The Plague
  • He was well known to the sallow denizens of the lane; for such of them as were on the look-out to buy or sell, nodded, familiarly, as he passed along.
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
  • The denizens were all enjoying the usual afternoon nap of an hour or so which the exceedingly early hours kept in summer-time rendered a necessity.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d'Urbervilles
  • But they to him were denizens of Romance, who must keep to the corner he had assigned them, pictures that must not walk out of their frames.
    E.M. Forster  --  Howards End
  • Maybe she'd end up spending the summer on some bench where she'd feed the pigeons like some of the weirder denizens of Central Park.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • Another few minutes and the streets would he teeming with the denizens of Aroughs.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Inheritance
  • Most of what he heard he'd learned in Sisterton, from Lord Godric or the denizens of the Belly of the Whale.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Dance With Dragons

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