denizen: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (den'u-zun), [key]
— n.
  1. an inhabitant; resident.
  2. a person who regularly frequents a place; habitué: the denizens of a local bar.
  3. an alien admitted to residence and to certain rights of citizenship in a country.
  4. anything adapted to a new place, condition, etc., as an animal or plant not indigenous to a place but successfully naturalized.
  1. to make a denizen of.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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