[ US /ɪnˈhæbətənt, ɪnˈhæbɪtənt/ ]
[ UK /ɪnhˈæbɪtənt/ ]
  1. a person who inhabits a particular place
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How To Use inhabitant In A Sentence

  • Imagine an anthropologist visiting a remote tribal village to study its inhabitants.
  • What splendor and pulchritude, what symmetry in all things, what assets for the necessities of life have you not granted and assigned to this land and its inhabitants! Brotherhood of the Butterfly Net
  • Large and small white egrets, spoonbills, black cranes and the very rare lanner falcons are permanent inhabitants of the near-by, strictly protected bird reserve.
  • Verreaux's sifakas (Propithecus verreauxi verreauxi) are the most prominent inhabitants of Kirindy.
  • The third thing to her discredit was her living in the land of Canaan, whose inhabitants were known to be harsh and evil. Rahab: Midrash and Aggadah.
  • His St. Petersburg is another "Unreal City" whose wraithlike inhabitants leave hardly a smudge where they've passed. A Master of Technique
  • Local inhabitants display their handicrafts on the wayside.
  • _a priori_ almost impossible that the inhabitants of Wenus had never heard of Pozzuoli -- would guard me from the jellifying Mash-Glance of the The War of the Wenuses
  • And further, it seemeth very likely that the inhabitants of the most part of those countries, by which they must have come any other way besides by the north-west, being for the most part anthropophagi, or men-eaters, would have devoured them, slain them, or, at the leastwise, kept them as wonders for the gaze. The North-West Passage
  • The gendarmery numbers about 4000 men, or 1 to 825 of the inhabitants. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 "Bulgaria" to "Calgary"
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