Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of inhabitant.

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Examples

  • Isa 7: 22 shows that besides the fitness of milk and honey for children, a state of distress of the inhabitants is also implied, when, by reason of the invaders, milk and honey, things produced spontaneously, shall be the only abundant articles of food [Maurer]. that he may know -- rather, until He shall know. evil ... choose ... good -- At about three years of age moral consciousness begins (compare Isa 8: 4; De 1: 39; Jon 4: 11).

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • The exploration of the Otherworld and its supernatural inhabitants is one of the most exciting aspects of fantasy for many readers and writers.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » Supernatural characters in fantasy

  • The basic task for all of the world's inhabitants is to find ways now to begin to reduce the carbon dioxide emissions from the burning of fossil fuels that are the primary cause of human-induced climate change.

    Science

  • Burma, with its fifty million incessantly monitored inhabitants is sometimes referred to as the largest prison in the world.

    A Letter from Alice Walker to Aung San Suu Kyi

  • This city of 350,000 inhabitants is large enough to support the "big box" stores such as Sam's Club, Super Wal-Mart, Costco, Home Depot, Office Supply, Office Max, etc. as well as many other mega modern supermarkets.

    Retirement on the Mexican Riviera

  • They find that SG-9's captain, having been treated like a god by planetary inhabitants, is drunk with power.

    Stargate SG-1 Watchathon - 'The First Commandment'

  • Norway, a country with merely 5 million inhabitants, is the third largest oil producing country in the world.

    Energy Hunt

  • What George Ruxton, a nineteenth century traveller, described as a day's ride through "wild uncultivated country without inhabitants", is now less than twenty minutes drive along a super-highway.

    Hats off to Sombrerete in the state of Zacatecas

  • For this reason, the Great Basin inhabitants - the so-called proto Uto-Aztecans - evolved into a hunting and gathering semi-nomadic people who were able to deal with the diminishing resources of the region.

    Are you related to the Aztecs?

  • I'd love to be able to plot the events of a planet that can take the inhabitants from a fantasy-like medieval time period through to a space faring species.

    Fictional Super Setting?

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