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inhabitant

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Definition a person who lives in a particular place
  • What will traffic be like if the city has twice as many inhabitants?
inhabitants = people (who live in a particular place)
  • The inhabitants of the village were very friendly.
  • inhabitants = people (who live in a particular place)
  • Swiss government figures show just one gun homicide per 200,000 inhabitants.
  • inhabitants = people (who live in a particular place)
  • Inhabitants of the high-rise project complain of living in dehumanizing conditions.
  • inhabitants = people (who live in a particular place)
  • It contains above eighty thousand houses, and about six hundred thousand inhabitants.
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver's Travels
  • inhabitants = people (who live in a particular place)
  • So many changes took place in such a short time that eight months after Mr. Herbert's visit the old inhabitants had a hard time recognizing their own town.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • inhabitants = people (who live in a particular place)
  • After nine hours of listening to the eccentricities of Old Sarum's inhabitants, Judge Taylor threw the case out of court.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • inhabitants = people that live in a particular place
  • Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift their voice; let the inhabitants of the rock sing, let them shout from the top of the mountains.
    Madeleine L'Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time
  • inhabitants = people (who live in a particular place)
  • We are marching in column; the French certainly will not fire on a town in which there are still inhabitants.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • inhabitants = people (who live in a particular place)
  • On Camazotz the inhabitants had at least resembled people.
    Madeleine L'Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time
  • inhabitants = beings (who live in a particular place)
  • The inhabitants of these offices were creatures of their environment: little gray-faced men, they seemed untouched by wind or sun.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • inhabitants = people who spend time in a place
  • Her speech was crisp for a Maycomb County inhabitant.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • inhabitant = a person who lives in a particular place
  • The resonant voice rose and the words seemed to be all around them so that Meg felt that she could almost reach out and touch them: "Sing unto the Lord a new song, and his praise from the end of the earth, ye that go down to the sea, and all that is therein; the isles, and the inhabitants thereof."
    Madeleine L'Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time
  • inhabitants = people (who live in a particular place)
  • On the way we meet the fleeing inhabitants trundling their goods and chattels along with them in wheelbarrows, in perambulators, and on their backs.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • On the other side though one occasionally sees inhabitants.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • "How many inhabitants has Melbourne?" asks Miller.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Aren't there any inhabitants here at all then?
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • The Indians had burned Gnadenhut, a village settled by the Moravians, and massacred the inhabitants
    Benjamin Franklin  --  The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
  • inhabitants = people (who live in a particular place)
  • For protecting them, by a mock Trial, from punishment for any Murders which they should commit on the Inhabitants of these States:
    Thomas Jefferson et al.  --  The Declaration of Independence
  • inhabitants = people (who live in a particular place)
  • It would be better if there were but one inhabitant to a square mile, as where I live.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
inhabitant = person that lives in a particular place

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