Pronunciation: (hab'i-tunt), [key]
Pronunciation: (hab'i-tunt; Fr. a-bē-tän'), [key]
—pl. ha•bi•tantsPronunciation: (hab'i-tunts; Fr. a-bē-tän'). [key]
1. a French settler in Canada or Louisiana, or a descendant of one, esp. a farmer.
2. Canadian.a Canadian of French speech and culture, esp. one residing in the province of Quebec.
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