[ French a-bee-tahn ]
/ French a biˈtɑ̃ /

noun, plural ha·bi·tans [a-bee-tahn] /a biˈtɑ̃/.

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Examples from the Web for habitan

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

  • 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