inhabitant

[in-hab-i-tuhnt]
noun
a person or animal that inhabits a place, especially as a permanent resident.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin inhabitant- (stem of inhabitāns) dwelling in. See inhabit, -ant

preinhabitant, noun


dweller, denizen.
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inhabitant (ɪnˈhæbɪtənt)
 
n
a person or animal that is a permanent resident of a particular place or region
 
in'habitancy
 
n
 
in'habitance
 
n

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Example sentences
Sentient city with close relationship with its inhabitants dies.
Another group turned its attention to a particular host gene that seems to
  impact these inhabitants of the intestines.
Its history consists of memories and stories of its past inhabitants and
  present visitors.
The homes will have airlocks throughout to shield inhabitants from areas that
  have lost pressure.
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