habitant: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (hab'i-tunt), [key]
— n.
  1. an inhabitant.


Pronunciation: (hab'i-tunt Fr. a-bē-tän'), [key]
— pl. ha•bi•tants
  1. a French settler in Canada or Louisiana, or a descendant of one, esp. a farmer.
  2. a Canadian of French speech and culture, esp. one residing in the province of Quebec.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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