Definition Of denizens

noun

an inhabitant or occupant of a particular place.

denizens of field and forest

Example Of denizens

  • As a Roman military outpost, and with the aid of its uncouth denizens , the island was used as a staging point for the invasion of Great Britain.

  • At heart, though, the ferret is a denizen of the countryside, a weasel closely related to the European polecat and the mink.

  • Catering to the denizens ' demand for water is a tough proposition for local governing bodies.

  • Deep sea denizens such as the feather star inhabit caves in the wall.

  • Evidently the good denizens of the street were too busy fretting about the economy to concern themselves with such small geographical matters.


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