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{adj: Lao} of or relating to a member of the Buddhist people inhabiting the Mekong river in Laos and Thailand

{adj: apart, isolated, obscure} remote and separate physically or socially
"existed over the centuries as a world apart"
"preserved because they inhabited a place apart"- W.H.Hudson
"tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization"
"an obscure village"

{adj: arboreal, arboreous, tree-living} inhabiting or frequenting trees
"arboreal apes"
<-> nonarboreal

{adj: celestial, heavenly} relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven
"celestial beings"
"heavenly hosts"

{adj: colonial} of or relating to or characteristic of or inhabiting a colony

{adj: colonized, colonised, settled} inhabited by colonists

{adj: haunted} inhabited by or as if by apparitions
"a haunted house"

{adj: inhabited} having inhabitants; lived in
"the inhabited regions of the earth"
<-> uninhabited

{adj: living} dwelling or inhabiting; often used in combination
"living quarters"
"tree-living animals"

{adj: marine} native to or inhabiting the sea
"marine plants and animals such as seaweed and whales"

{adj: montane} of or inhabiting mountainous regions
"montane flowers"

{adj: native, aboriginal} characteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from the beginning
"native Americans"
"the aboriginal peoples of Australia"
<-> nonnative

{adj: nonarboreal} not inhabiting or frequenting trees
<-> arboreal

{adj: rock-inhabiting} of ferns and lichens that grow on rocks

{adj: tellurian, telluric, terrestrial, terrene} of or relating to or inhabiting the land as opposed to the sea or air

{adj: uninhabited} not having inhabitants; not lived in
"an uninhabited island"
"gaping doors of uninhabited houses"
<-> inhabited

{adv: sparsely} in a sparse manner
"sparsely inhabited"

{n: Aleut, Aleutian} a member of the people inhabiting the Aleutian Islands and western Alaska

{n: American harvest mouse, harvest mouse} any of several small greyish New World mice inhabiting e.g. grain fields

{n: American rock brake, American parsley fern, Cryptogramma acrostichoides} rock-inhabiting fern of northern North America growing in massive tufts and having fronds resembling parsley

{n: Arab, Arabian} a member of a Semitic people originally from the Arabian peninsula and surrounding territories who speaks Arabic and who inhabits much of the Middle East and northern Africa

{n: Aramean, Aramaean} a member of one of a group of Semitic peoples inhabiting Aram and parts of Mesopotamia from the 11th to the 8th century BC

{n: Arapaho, Arapahoe} a member of a tribe of Plains Indians formerly inhabiting eastern Colorado and Wyoming (now living in Oklahoma and Wyoming)

{n: Basotho} a member of a subgroup of people who inhabit Lesotho

{n: British Virgin Islands} more than 40 northeastern Virgin Islands (15 inhabited); a dependent territory of the United Kingdom

{n: Cryptoprocta, genus Cryptoprocta} large primitive catlike carnivores inhabiting forests of Madagascar

{n: Drosera, genus Drosera} the type genus of Droseraceae including many low bog-inhabiting insectivorous plants

{n: Eskimo, Esquimau, Inuit} a member of a people inhabiting the Arctic (northern Canada or Greenland or Alaska or eastern Siberia); the Algonquians called them Eskimo (`eaters of raw flesh') but they call themselves the Inuit (`the people')

{n: European wood mouse, Apodemus sylvaticus} nocturnal yellowish-brown mouse inhabiting woods and fields and gardens

{n: Evenki, Ewenki} a member of the people inhabiting an area of northern Mongolia and eastern Siberia

{n: Fiji Islands, Fijis} a group of more than 800 islands (100 inhabited) in the southwestern Pacific; larger islands (Viti Levu and Vanua Levu) are of volcanic origin surrounded by coral reefs; smaller islands are coral

{n: Great Plains, Great Plains of North America} a vast prairie region extending from Alberta and Saskatchewan and Manitoba in Canada south through the west central United States into Texas; formerly inhabited by Native Americans

{n: Hidatsa, Gros Ventre} a member of the Sioux people formerly inhabiting an area along the Missouri river in western North Dakota

{n: Hittite} a member of an ancient people who inhabited Anatolia and northern Syria about 2000 to 1200 BC

{n: Kickapoo} a member of the Algonquian people formerly inhabiting southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois

{n: Kirghiz, Kirgiz, Khirghiz} a member of a people of Turkic speech and Mongolian race inhabiting vast regions of central Siberia

{n: Lao, Laotian} a member of a Buddhist people inhabiting the area of the Mekong River in Laos and Thailand and speaking the Lao language; related to the Thais

{n: Lappland, Lapland} a region in northmost Europe inhabited by Lapps

{n: Lilliput} a land imagined by Jonathan Swift that was inhabited by tiny people

{n: Lowell, Percival Lowell} United States astronomer whose studies of Mars led him to conclude that Mars was inhabited (1855-1916)

{n: Main Street} any small town (or the people who inhabit it); generally used to represent parochialism and materialism (after a novel by Sinclair Lewis)
"Main Street will never vote for a liberal politician"

{n: Malay, Malayan} a member of a people inhabiting the northern Malay Peninsula and Malaysia and parts of the western Malay Archipelago

{n: Maldives, Maldive Islands} a group of about 1,200 small coral islands (about 220 inhabited) in the Indian ocean

{n: Mesoamerican} a member of one of the various peoples inhabiting Mesoamerica

{n: Micmac} a member of the Algonquian people formerly inhabiting the Maritime Provinces of Canada

{n: Missouri} a member of the Siouan people formerly inhabiting the valley of the Missouri river in Missouri

{n: Molly Miller, Scartella cristata} inhabits both coasts of tropical Atlantic

{n: Oglala, Ogalala} a member of the Siouan people who constituted a division of the Teton Sioux and who formerly inhabited the Black Hills of western South Dakota

{n: Oto, Otoe} a member of the Siouan people inhabiting the valleys of the Platte and Missouri rivers in Nebraska

{n: Palestinian, Palestinian Arab} a descendant of the Arabs who inhabited Palestine

{n: Rickettsiaceae, family Rickettsiaceae} microorganism resembling bacteria inhabiting arthropod tissues but capable of causing disease in vertebrates

{n: Samaritan} a member of the people inhabiting Samaria in biblical times

{n: Santo Domingo, Ciudad Trujillo, capital of the Dominican Republic} the capital and largest city of the Dominican Republic
"Santo Domingo is the oldest continually inhabited European settlement in the Americas with the oldest cathedral and the oldest hospital and the oldest monastery in the Western Hemisphere"

{n: Scythian} a member of the ancient nomadic people inhabiting Scythia

{n: Somalian, Somali} a member of a tall dark (mostly Muslim) people inhabiting Somalia

{n: Soweto} a large collection of African townships southwest of Johannesburg in South Africa; inhabited solely by Black Africans

{n: Sumerian} a member of a people who inhabited ancient Sumer

{n: Tagalog} a member of a people native to the Philippines chiefly inhabiting central Luzon around and including Manila

{n: Therapsida, order Therapsida} extinct mammal-like reptiles found inhabiting all continents from the mid Permian to late Triassic

{n: Thule, ultima Thule} the geographical region believed by ancient geographers to be the northernmost land in the inhabited world

{n: Transvaal} a province of northeastern South Africa originally inhabited by Africans who spoke Bantu; colonized by the Boers

{n: actinomyces} soil-inhabiting saprophytes and disease-producing plant and animal parasites

{n: barn owl, Tyto alba} mottled buff and white owl often inhabiting barns and other structures; important in rodent control

{n: bay scallop, Pecten irradians} a small scallop inhabiting shallow waters and mud flats of the Atlantic coast of North America

{n: beaked whale} any of several whales inhabiting all oceans and having beaklike jaws with vestigial teeth in the upper jaw

{n: blue pike, blue pickerel, blue pikeperch, blue walleye, Strizostedion vitreum glaucum} variety inhabiting the Great Lakes

{n: button quail, button-quail, bustard quail, hemipode} small quail-like terrestrial bird of southern Eurasia and northern Africa that lacks a hind toe; classified with wading birds but inhabits grassy plains

{n: caecilian, blindworm} any of the small slender limbless burrowing wormlike amphibians of the order Gymnophiona; inhabit moist soil in tropical regions

{n: community, biotic community} (ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other

{n: domestic carp, Cyprinus carpio} large Old World freshwater bottom-feeding fish introduced into Europe from Asia; inhabits ponds and sluggish streams and often raised for food; introduced into United States where it has become a pest

{n: field mouse, fieldmouse} any nocturnal Old World mouse of the genus Apodemus inhabiting woods and fields and gardens

{n: flamingo} large pink to scarlet web-footed wading bird with down-bent bill; inhabits brackish lakes

{n: genie, jinni, jinnee, djinni, djinny} (Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals

{n: genus Amoeba} protozoan inhabiting moist soils or bottom vegetation in fresh or salt water

{n: genus Roccella} chiefly fruticose maritime rock-inhabiting lichens

{n: genus Woodsia} genus of small to medium-sized usually rock-inhabiting ferns of temperate and cold regions; in some classification systems placed in Polypodiaceae

{n: giant clam, Tridacna gigas} a large clam inhabiting reefs in the southern Pacific and weighing up to 500 pounds

{n: greenhouse whitefly, Trialeurodes vaporariorum} whitefly that inhabits greenhouses

{n: harvest mouse, Micromyx minutus} small reddish-brown Eurasian mouse inhabiting e.g. cornfields

{n: inhabitant, habitant, dweller, denizen, indweller} a person who inhabits a particular place

{n: intestinal flora} harmless microorganisms (as Escherichia coli) that inhabit the intestinal tract and are essential for its normal functioning

{n: lechwe, Kobus leche} tawny-colored African antelope inhabiting wet grassy plains; a threatened species

{n: long-billed marsh wren, Cistothorus palustris} American wren that inhabits tall reed beds

{n: maidenhair spleenwort, Asplenium trichomanes} small rock-inhabiting fern of northern temperate zone and Hawaii with pinnate fronds

{n: marine animal, marine creature, sea animal, sea creature} any of numerous animals inhabiting the sea including e.g. fishes and molluscs and many mammals

{n: mid-water} the water that is well below the surface but also well above the bottom
"many marine fishes inhabit the mid-waters"

{n: moorhen, Gallinula chloropus} black gallinule that inhabits ponds and lakes

{n: mountain sheep} any wild sheep inhabiting mountainous regions

{n: mud turtle} bottom-dwelling freshwater turtle inhabiting muddy rivers of North America and Central America

{n: myxobacteria, myxobacterium, myxobacter, gliding bacteria, slime bacteria} bacteria that form colonies in self-produced slime; inhabit moist soils or decaying plant matter or animal waste

{n: numen} a spirit believed to inhabit an object or preside over a place (especially in ancient Roman religion)

{n: nymph} (classical mythology) a minor nature goddess usually depicted as a beautiful maiden
"the ancient Greeks believed that nymphs inhabited forests and bodies of water"

{n: plain wanderer, Pedionomus torquatus} small Australian bird related to the button quail; classified as wading bird but inhabits plains

{n: population growth} increase in the number of people who inhabit a territory or state

{n: population} the people who inhabit a territory or state
"the population seemed to be well fed and clothed"

{n: proturan, telsontail} any of several minute primitive wingless and eyeless insects having a cone-shaped head; inhabit damp soil or decaying organic matter

{n: reed bunting, Emberiza schoeniclus} European bunting inhabiting marshy areas

{n: region} a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth
"penguins inhabit the polar regions"

{n: rock wren, Salpinctes obsoletus} wren inhabiting badlands and mesa country of western United States and Mexico

{n: rusty woodsia, fragrant woodsia, oblong woodsia, Woodsia ilvensis} a common rock-inhabiting fern of northern temperate regions having rusty-brown stipes and lanceolate pinnate fronds

{n: sea scallop, giant scallop, Pecten magellanicus} a large scallop inhabiting deep waters of the Atlantic coast of North America

{n: sedge wren, short-billed marsh wren, Cistothorus platensis} small American wren inhabiting wet sedgy meadows

{n: shantytown} a city district inhabited by people living in huts and shanties

{n: smooth woodsia, Woodsia glabella} rock-inhabiting fern of Arctic and subarctic Europe to eastern Asia

{n: spleenwort} any of various chiefly rock-inhabiting ferns of the genus Asplenium

{n: spotted sunfish, stumpknocker, Lepomis punctatus} inhabits streams from South Carolina to Florida; esteemed panfish

{n: sylph} an elemental being believed to inhabit the air

{n: vole, field mouse} any of various small mouselike rodents of the family Cricetidae (especially of genus Microtus) having a stout short-tailed body and inconspicuous ears and inhabiting fields or meadows

{n: wall creeper, tichodrome, Tichodroma muriaria} crimson-and-grey songbird that inhabits town walls and mountain cliffs of southern Eurasia and northern Africa

{n: water moccasin} any of numerous North American water snakes inhabiting fresh waters

{n: water sprite, water nymph, water spirit} a fairy that inhabits water

{n: wood ibis, wood stork, flinthead, Mycteria americana} an American stork that resembles the true ibises in having a downward-curved bill; inhabits wooded swamps of New World tropics

{v: dwell, shack, reside, live, inhabit, people, populate, domicile, domiciliate} make one's home or live in
"She resides officially in Iceland"
"I live in a 200-year old house"
"These people inhabited all the islands that are now deserted"
"The plains are sparsely populated"

{v: inhabit, occupy} be present in ; be inside of

{v: nest} inhabit a nest, usually after building
"birds are nesting outside my window every Spring"

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