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used in One Hundred Years of Solitude

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a person who lives 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.
    Chapter 12 (25% in)
inhabitants = people (who live in a particular place)
  • Within a few years Macondo was a village that was more orderly and hard working than any known until then by its three hundred inhabitants.
    Chapter 1 (48% in)
  • The inhabitants of Macondo found themselves lost is their own streets, confused by the crowded fair.
    Chapter 1 (90% in)
  • The sign that he hung on the neck of the cow was an exemplary proof of the way in which the inhabitants of Macondo were prepared to fight against loss of memory: This is the cow.
    Chapter 3 (48% in)
  • He had planned to return to his pariah after the wedding, but he was appalled at the hardness of the inhabitants of Macondo, who were prospering in the midst of scandal, subject to the natural law, without baptizing their children or sanctifying their festivals.
    Chapter 5 (10% in)
  • The inhabitants of Macondo, who no longer remembered the colossal undertakings of Jose Arcadio Buendia, ran to the riverbank and saw with eyes popping in disbelief the arrival of the first and last boat ever to dock in the town.
    Chapter 10 (63% in)
  • For a moment the inhabitants of Macondo took off their masks in order to get a better look at the dazzling creature with a crown of emeralds and an ermine cape, who seemed invested with legitimate authority, and was not merely a sovereign of bangles and crepe paper.
    Chapter 10 (93% in)
  • They used them to build an altar of life-size saints in the children's bedroom, saints with glass eyes that gave them a disquietingly lifelike look, whose artistically embroidered clothing was better than that worn by any inhabitant of Macondo.
    Chapter 11 (52% in)
  • But when they recovered from the noise of the whistles and the snorting, all the inhabitants ran out into the street and saw Aureliano Triste waving from the locomotive, and in a trance they saw the flower-bedecked train which was arriving for the first time eight months late.
    Chapter 11 (99% in)
  • It was as if God had decided to put to the test every capacity for surprise and was keeping the inhabitants of Macondo in a permanent alternation between excitement and disappointment, doubt and revelation, to such an extreme that no one knew for certain where the limits of reality lay.
    Chapter 12 (6% in)
  • There was not much time to think about it, however, because the suspicious inhabitants of Macondo barely began to wonder what the devil was going on when the town had already become transformed into an encampment of wooden houses with zinc roofs inhabited by foreigners who arrived on the train from halfway around the world, riding not only on the seats and platforms but even on the roof of the coaches.
    Chapter 12 (17% in)
  • A victim was still needed before the outsiders and many of the old inhabitants of Macondo would credit the legend that Remedios Buendia did not give off a breath of love but a fatal emanation.
    Chapter 12 (51% in)
  • Colonel Aureliano Buendia was the only inhabitant of the house who still did not see the powerful old man who had been beaten down by half a century in the open air.
    Chapter 12 (90% in)
  • The old inhabitants of Macondo found themselves surrounded by newcomers and working hard to cling to their precarious resources of times gone by, but comforted in any case by the sense that they had survived a shipwreck.
    Chapter 13 (32% in)
  • Aureliano Segundo returned home with his trunks, convinced that not only Ursula but all the inhabitants of Macondo were waiting for it to dear in order to die.
    Chapter 16 (39% in)
  • It was also around that time that the gypsies returned, the last heirs to Melquiades' science, and they found the town so defeated and its inhabitants so removed from the rest of the world that once more they went through the houses dragging magnetized ingots as if that really were the Babylonian wise men's latest discovery, and once again they concentrated the sun's rays with the giant magnifying glass, and there was no lack of people standing open-mouthed watching kettles fall and...
    Chapter 17 (56% in)
  • Actually, in spite of the fact that everyone considered him mad, Jose Arcadio Segundo was at that time the most lucid inhabitant of the house.
    Chapter 17 (72% in)
  • For Santa Sofia de la Piedad the reduction in the number of inhabitants of the house should have meant the rest she deserved after more than half a century of work.
    Chapter 18 (11% in)
  • He went through the dusty and solitary streets, examining with scientific interest the inside of houses in ruin, the metal screens on the windows broken by rust and the dying birds, and the inhabitants bowed down by memories.
    Chapter 19 (36% in)
  • Aureliano was aware for the first time that his gift for languages, his encyclopedic knowledge, his rare faculty for remembering the details of remote deeds and places without having been there, were as useless as the box of genuine jewelry that his wife owned, which must have been worth as much as all the money that the last inhabitants of Macondo could have put together.
    Chapter 20 (51% in)

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