[sit-uh-zuh n-ree, -suh n-]
- citizens collectively.
Origin of citizenry
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Examples from the Web for citizenry
That is the difference between the protections embedded in our Bill of Rights and the lived lives of our citizenry.What Would Happen if I Got in White Cop’s Face?
December 30, 2014
But it is too early to tell if the changes he helped unleash will prove sustainable, or if they will broadly serve our citizenry.Your Local School Doesn’t Have to Suck
Michael S. Roth
December 17, 2014
Chinese citizenry look outward too, but the relationship is often commercial, not cultural.Chinese Tourists Are Taking Hong Kong Protest Selfies
October 23, 2014
Still, the Chinese citizenry is not likely to sympathize much with Gu.China’s Jackie O, Gu Kailai, Faces Quick Justice in ‘Trial of the Century’
August 7, 2012
That annoying responsibility stuff comes from three words that are anathema to the Tea Partiers: United American citizenry.Stephen King: Tax Me, for F@%&’s Sake!
April 30, 2012
To and fro the citizenry bustled, aglow with the perfection of the weather.Jill the Reckless
P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse
I am supposed to arouse a citizenry on their behalf that is petrified with indifference.The Goose Man
There was no such thing as a citizenry trained to artillery.Our Army at the Front
No nation can long persist that does not have this kind of citizenry in the background.The Holy Earth
L. H. Bailey
Thousands of soldiers and citizenry, in fighting array, watched the departure of the little group.
- citizens collectively
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Word Origin and History for citizenry
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