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habitan

[French a-bee-tahn]
noun, plural ha·bi·tans [a-bee-tahn] /a biˈtɑ̃/.
  1. habitant2.
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Historical Examples

  • A ride along the attractive road through Beauport 481 gives an insight into the home life of the French Canadian habitan.

    America, Volume IV (of 6)

    Joel Cook

  • But if it had a repellent effect on the habitan, it exerted a strong attractive force upon other of the passengers.

    Cedar Creek

    Elizabeth Hely Walshe

  • The French habitan, too, did not take stock in the tales of a land so far from church and kindred.

    In to the Yukon

    William Seymour Edwards