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NOUN (2)

1. a person who inhabits a particular place;
[syn: inhabitant, habitant, dweller, denizen, indweller]

2. a plant or animal naturalized in a region;
- Example: "denizens of field and forest"
- Example: "denizens of the deep"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster] Denizens of their own free, independent state. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 3. One admitted to residence in a foreign country. [1913 Webster] Ye gods, Natives, or denizens, of blest abodes. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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 naturalized occupants. [1913 Webster] There [islets] were at once denizened by various weeds. --J. D. Hooker. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

denizen n 1: a person who inhabits a particular place [syn: inhabitant, habitant, dweller, denizen, indweller] 2: a plant or animal naturalized in a region; "denizens of field and forest"; "denizens of the deep"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

36 Moby Thesaurus words for "denizen": addressee, artist-in-residence, citizen, colonize, dweller, empeople, frequenter, habitant, haunter, house detective, incumbent, inhabit, inhabitant, inhabiter, inmate, inpatient, intern, live-in maid, liver, locum tenens, national, occupant, occupier, people, plant, populate, residencer, resident, resident physician, residentiary, resider, settle, settle in, sojourner, subject, tenant
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

DENIZEN, English law. An alien born, who has obtained, ex donatione legis, letters patent to make him au English subject. 2. He is intermediate between a natural born subject and an alien. He may. take lands by purchase or devise, which an alien cannot, but he is incapable of taking by inheritance. 1 Bl. Com. 374. In the United States there is no such civil condition.