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noun as in person who is resident of habitation

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We often forget our connections with our fellow planetary inhabitants, but our lives may depend on them.

As our planet plows through space, its orbit inevitably crosses the orbits of other inhabitants of the solar system.

A publicly owned utility is what we need for San Diego’s working-class families and for all living inhabitants of our planet.

So, the whole idea is much more of being a thriving city, a city that is taking well care of its inhabitants but also taking well care of its environment and taking well care of the rest of the world.

If a brain is our Earth, then we, as inhabitants, are individual brain cells.

It is empty, the door swung open—perhaps the bird has already flown, or perhaps the cage awaits its next inhabitant.

Lei Huazhen is a handsome woman and unusually tall for an inhabitant of Sichuan.

Bartleby might well be the street's only constant inhabitant.

And he said: Until the cities be wasted without inhabitant, and the houses without man, and the land shall be left desolate.

Ice of such thickness on Lake Luna at this early date, however, surprised even that apocryphal person, the oldest inhabitant.

No one to-day questions that man was an inhabitant of Europe during the Glacial Age.

No creature of the Greek imagination would have been a suitable inhabitant for it except Prometheus alone.

I like to think that this rare wayward and terrible creature of emotion was once an inhabitant of these walls.


On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to inhabitant, such as: citizen, colonist, dweller, inmate, occupant, and settler.

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