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Usage examples for residents

  1. The Baigas are generally the priests of the Gonds, probably because being earlier residents of the country they are considered to have a more intimate acquaintance with the local deities. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  2. Coronado has a large winter colony as well as permanent residents,- eastern people who come in for the season and take houses. – Edgar Saltus: The Man by Marie Saltus
  3. With exaggerated gravity he questioned all ashram residents. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  4. Then when the stamp of horses' hoofs and the hum of human voices subsided, the residents quietly went back to their beds, and were soon asleep. – The Created Legend by Feodor Sologub
  5. Cox and he were on the best of terms, and the Jenkintowners regarded him, as well as the other detectives, as permanent residents. – The Expressman and the Detective by Allan Pinkerton
  6. Many residents of the Territory who tire of the heat and can afford the trip take a vacation during the summer months and either go north to the Grand Canon and the mountains or to the Pacific Coast. – Arizona Sketches by Joseph A. Munk
  7. He had opened his lips to say what seldom came from him in the way of denunciation, when the bell rang and one of the residents went to the door. – In His Steps by Charles M. Sheldon
  8. Still farther back are the homes of Hongkong residents, beautiful stone or brick structures, which look out upon the busy harbor. – The Critic in the Orient by George Hamlin Fitch
  9. Among not only the residents- returning to our story- but also the regular visitors, Doctor Jolly was a general favourite, and the doctor supreme of the locality; and he was as good a surgeon and physician as he was a favourite. – Caught in a Trap by John C. Hutcheson
  10. New residents are always given two weeks, are they not, in which to get settled? – At the Sign of the Jack O'Lantern by Myrtle Reed
  11. The humblest residents crowded their shop and family into one 6 by 10 foot room for rent of a few shillings a year. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  12. Those who were visitors to, or residents of New York city during 1867 will remember the advent of Walter Montgomery, the English actor. – The Truth About America by Edward Money
  13. To non- residents they are double. – A Morning's Walk from London to Kew by Richard Phillips
  14. At some of the trading posts it often forms, for weeks together, the only food which the residents can obtain; and they are quite satisfied when they can get enough of it. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  15. A house is a luxury, and some of the oldest residents have never built one. – Spinifex and Sand Five Years' Pioneering and Exploration in Western Australia by David W Carnegie
  16. The English residents in the Dutch colonies were numerous, and they were ripe for revolt. – Peter Stuyvesant, the Last Dutch Governor of New Amsterdam by John S. C. Abbott
  17. Even the residents near the boundaries of these districts, were obliged to pay " black mail" to the neighbouring Irish chieftains. – An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 by Mary Frances Cusack
  18. Some influential German residents heard of these troubles and came to the rescue. – Strange True Stories of Louisiana by George Washington Cable
  19. Residents of Vanegas, for example, who wish to travel south must be at the station at three in the morning. – Tramping Through Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras Being the Random Notes of an Incurable Vagabond by Harry A. Franck
  20. Large as this expenditure has been the beneficent results attained in extending the free distribution of mails to the residents of rural districts have justified the wisdom of the outlay. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
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