los habitantes
-the inhabitants
See the entry for habitante.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (person who lives in a place)
a. inhabitant
Tokyo es la ciudad con más habitantes del mundo.Tokyo is the city with the most inhabitants in the world.
b. resident
Todos los habitantes del edificio fueron evacuados a causa del incendio.All the residents in the building were evacuated because of the fire.
c. dweller (in a city or a builidng)
Los habitantes de las ciudades dicen estar hartos de los ruidos y la contaminación.City dwellers claim to be sick of noise and pollution.
2. (animal that lives in a place)
a. inhabitant
Sin embargo, estos gorilas no son los únicos habitantes de la selva.Nevertheless, these gorillas are not the only inhabitants of the rainforest.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
a. louse
Resultó que los niños tenían habitantes. Por eso se rascaban la cabeza.It turned out the children had lice. That's why they were scratching their heads.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de ciudad, país)
a. inhabitant
2. (de barrio)
a. resident
1 (gen) inhabitant
una ciudad de 10.000 habitantes a town of 10,000 inhabitants o people; a town with a population of 10,000
2 (vecino) resident
3 (inquilino) occupant; tenant
(piojo) louse
tener habitantes to have lice; have nits (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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