denizen
I noun burgher, citizen, dweller, habitant, incola, indweller, inhabitant, inmate, occupant, occupier, oppidan, resident, residentiary, sojourner, tenant, townsman II index citizen, domiciliary, dwell (reside), habitant, inhabitant, lodger, occupant, occupy (take possession), resident

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  • Denizen — may refer to: An inhabitant of a place, or one who dwells in a place, whether local, regional or national. A person with rights between those of a citizen and a resident alien, e.g.: Free Negro, a non slave black person in the United States,… …   Wikipedia

  • Denizen — Den i*zen, v. t. 1. To constitute (one) a denizen; to admit to residence, with certain rights and privileges. [1913 Webster] As soon as denizened, they domineer. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To provide with denizens; to populate with adopted or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Denizen — (engl., spr. Denis n), freier Bürger, Eingebürgerter; daher Deniziren, einbürgern u. Denization (spr. Denisesch n), Einbürgerung …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Denizen —   [dt. »Bewohner«, »Stammgast«], ein (regelmäßiger) Teilnehmer an Diskussionen im Usenet …   Universal-Lexikon

  • denizen — early 15c., from Anglo Fr. deinzein, from deinz within, inside, from L.L. deintus, from de from + intus within (see ENTO (Cf. ento )). Historically, an alien admitted to certain rights of citizenship; a naturalized citizen …   Etymology dictionary

  • denizen — *inhabitant, resident, citizen …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • denizen — [n] resident citizen, dweller, habitant, indweller, inhabitant, inhabiter, liver, national, native, occupant, resider, subject; concept 413 Ant. alien, foreigner, immigrant …   New thesaurus

  • denizen — ► NOUN 1) formal or humorous an inhabitant or occupant. 2) Brit. historical a foreigner allowed certain rights in their adopted country. ORIGIN from Old French deinz within …   English terms dictionary

  • denizen — [den′ə zən] n. [ME denisein < Anglo Fr deinzein < OFr, native inhabitant < denz, within < LL de intus < L de intus, from within] 1. a) an inhabitant or occupant b) a frequenter of a particular place 2. Brit. an alien granted… …   English World dictionary

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