Habitant

Hab'it·ant (- a nt) noun [ French habitant . See Habit , transitive verb ] 1. An inhabitant; a dweller. Milton. Pope. 2. [ French pron. ȧ`be`tä⊁'] An inhabitant or resident; -- a name applied to and denoti...
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Habitant

• (v. t.) An inhabitant; a dweller. • (v. t.) 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 plural.
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habitant

(from the article `Quebec`) The rural settlements were created under a variation of the French seigneurial system of landlords and tenants, under which the latter, who came to ...
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