Habitant

Hab"it*ant

(hb"t*nt), n. [F. habitant. See Habit, v. t.]
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1. An inhabitant; a dweller. Milton. Pope.
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2. [F. pron. `b`tN"] An inhabitant or resident; -- a name applied to and denoting farmers of French descent or origin in Canada, especially in the Province of Quebec; -- usually in the plural.
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The habitants or cultivators of the soil.
Parkman.
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