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  • A person that is a legally recognized resident of a city, state or a country.
  • A national of a country without a monarch as the head of state
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Cit"i*zen (?), n. [OE. citisein, OF. citeain, F. citoyen, fr. cité city. See City, and cf. Cit.] 1. One who enjoys the freedom and privileges of a city; a freeman of a city, as distinguished from a foreigner, or one not entitled to its franchises.

That large body of the working men who were not counted as citizens and had not so much as a vote to serve as an anodyne to their stomachs.
G. Eliot.

2. An inhabitant of a city; a townsman. Shak.

3. A person, native or naturalized, of either sex, who owes allegiance to a government, and is entitled to reciprocal protection from it.

&fist; This protection is . . . national protection, recognition of the individual, in the face of foreign nations, as a member of the state, and assertion of his security and rights abroad as well as at home. Abbot

4. One who is domiciled in a country, and who is a citizen, though neither native nor naturalized, in such a sense that he takes his legal status from such country.

Cit"i*zen, a. 1. Having the condition or qualities of a citizen, or of citizens; as, a citizen soldiery.

2. Of or pertaining to the inhabitants of a city; characteristic of citizens; effeminate; luxurious. [Obs.]

I am not well,
But not so citizen a wanton as
To seem to die ere sick.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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