Definitions for habitantˈhæb ɪ tənt; Fr. a biˈtɑ̃; ˈhæb ɪ tənts; Fr. a biˈtɑ̃

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hab•it•antˈhæb ɪ tənt(n.)

  1. an inhabitant.

Origin of habitant:

1480–90; < L habitant-, s. of habitāns, prp. of habitāre to inhabit. See habitat , -ant

ha•bi•tantˈhæb ɪ tənt; Fr. a biˈtɑ̃; ˈhæb ɪ tənts; Fr. a biˈtɑ̃(n.)(pl.)ha•bi•tants

  1. a French Canadian, esp. a French-speaking inhabitant of rural Quebec.

    Category: Peoples

Origin of habitant:

1780–90; < F, prp. of habiter < L habitāre


  1. habitant(Noun)

    Inhabitant, dweller.

  2. habitant(Noun)

    a member of habitation colony at Stadacona founded by Samuel de Champlain, where Quebec City now lies

Webster Dictionary

  1. Habitant(verb)

    an inhabitant; a dweller

  2. Habitant(verb)

    an inhabitant or resident; -- a name applied to and denoting farmers of French descent or origin in Canada, especially in the Province of Quebec; -- usually in plural


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