tenant

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tenant

a person who holds, occupies, or possesses land or property by any kind of right or title, esp from a landlord under a lease
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tenant

A person or firm using a building, or part of a building, as a lessee or owner-occupant.
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References in classic literature ?
What time upon her airy bounds I hung One half the garden of her globe was flung Unrolling as a chart unto my view - Tenantless cities of the desert too !
As if in a transformation scene, the apparently tenantless jungle spawned into life.
Notwithstanding this particular conveyance appeared to be as silent, and as tenantless as the rest of the vehicles, the men applied their strength to its wheels, and rolled it apart from the others, to a dry and elevated spot, near the edge of the thicket.
You could not now traverse the gallery, once so hushed, nor enter the front chambers, once so tenantless, without encountering a smart lady's-maid or a dandy valet.
In the early 20th century, Theodore Roosevelt described Amazonia as a 'tenantless wilderness'.