From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44 [gcide]:
1. One who dwells or resides permanently in a place, as distinguished from a transient lodger or visitor; as, an inhabitant of a house, a town, a city, county, or state. ''Frail inhabitants of earth.'' --Cowper.
From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thes]:
48 Moby Thesaurus words for "inhabitant": aborigine, addressee, artist-in-residence, autochthon, citizen, citizenry, commonwealth, community, constituency, cultural community, denizen, dweller, dwellers, folk, general public, habitancy, habitant, house detective, incumbent, indigene, inhabitants, inhabiter, inmate, inpatient, intern, linguistic community, live-in maid, liver, locum tenens, nation, native, occupant, occupier, people, people at large, populace, population, public, residencer, resident, resident physician, residentiary, resider, society, sojourner, speech community, tenant, whole people
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