Meaning of citizen
Pronunciation: (sit'u-zun, -sun), [key]
- a native or naturalized member of a state or nation who owes allegiance to its government and is entitled to its protection (distinguished from alien).
- an inhabitant of a city or town, esp. one entitled to its privileges or franchises.
- an inhabitant, or denizen: The deer is a citizen of our woods.
- a civilian, as distinguished from a soldier, police officer, etc.
- citizen (Thesaurus)