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noun 
  1. An inhabitant of a place; one who dwells in.
the giant squid is one of many denizens of the deep
  1. One who frequents a place.
the denizens of that pub are of the roughest sort
  1. A citizen naturalized through letters patent.
though born in Iceland, he became a of Britain after leaving Oxford
  1. (biology) Local flora and fauna.
the bald eagle is a of the northern part of the state
verb 
  1. (transitive, UK) To grant rights of citizenship to; to naturalize.
he was denizened to Ireland after fleeing his home country
Etymology: From Middle English denisein, from Anglo-Norman denzein, from deinz (meaning "within"), from deintus (meaning "from within"). Confer dedans.


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