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denizen

1. Brit an individual permanently resident in a foreign country where he enjoys certain rights of citizenship
2. Biology a plant or animal established in a place to which it is not native
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denizen

An inhabitant of a particular place. A "denizen of the Internet" is a person who frequently uses the Web or other Internet facilities.
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biograph) as historical; even though denizacja (Engl.: denization = "an act of becoming a denizen") is defined by the OED (s.v.
Before 1844 people coming to these shores could become naturalised or acquire the rights of citizenship in two different ways, firstly through Denization, which was granted by the sovereign and gave the right to live in Britain and secondly, they could be naturalised through a private act of Parliament.
The son attended Trinity College, Cambridge, and was made a denizen of England in 1639 (denization gave foreigners certain legal rights as English subjects, and it is interesting in this case that having an English father did not automatically give William Eaton Jr.