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denizen


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Denizen  \Den"i*zen\  (d[e^]n"[i^]*z'n),  n.  [OF.  denzein 
  deinzein  prop.,  one  living  (a  city  or  country);  opposed  to 
  forain  foreign,  and  fr  denz  within,  F.  dans,  fr  L.  de 
  intus,  prop.,  from  within,  intus  being  from  in  in  See  {In}, 
  and  cf  {Foreign}.] 
  1.  A  dweller;  an  inhabitant.  ``Denizens  of  air.''  --Pope. 
 
  Denizens  of  their  own  free  independent  state.  --Sir 
  W.  Scott. 
 
  2.  One  who  is  admitted  by  favor  to  all  or  a  part  of  the 
  rights  of  citizenship,  where  he  did  not  possess  them  by 
  birth;  an  adopted  or  naturalized  citizen. 
 
  3.  One  admitted  to  residence  in  a  foreign  country. 
 
  Ye  gods,  Natives,  or  denizens,  of  blest  abodes. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Denizen  \Den"i*zen\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  constitute  one  a  denizen;  to  admit  to  residence,  with 
  certain  rights  and  privileges. 
 
  As  soon  as  denizened  they  domineer.  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  To  provide  with  denizens;  to  populate  with  adopted  or 
  naturalized  occupants. 
 
  There  [islets]  were  at  once  denizened  by  various 
  weeds.  --J.  D. 
  Hooker. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  denizen 
  n  :  a  person  who  lives  in  a  particular  place  [syn:  {inhabitant}, 
  {dweller}] 




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