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DENIZEN, English law. An alien born, who has obtained, ex donatione legis, letters patent to make him au English subject.
     2. He is intermediate between a natural born subject and an alien. He may. take lands by purchase or devise, which an alien cannot, but he is incapable of taking by inheritance. 1 Bl. Com. 374. In the United States there is no such civil condition.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Denizen will also be provided to refugees, immigrants and frequent travellers to manage finance across borders, in addition to expats, it added.
Once it is ready for operation, the surface team submerges the ROV-based Denizen unit and engages it with the towline.
We fully in tend to move forward on the development of our newest brand, Denizen Hotels."
Extras include a making-of featurette that pours on the accolades for Cho--one scholar likens her to a modern-day Lenny Bruce--short films and a belly dance segment with longtime underground Los Angeles denizen Pleasant Gehman
Owens was a denizen of the same Livermore Valley development as many of his subjects, and his photographs exude a neighborly politeness.
Trailer park denizen Jimmy Smith--a stand-in for our lyrical hero--inhabits a perpetually overcast world where opportunity missed a rent payment and lost its lease.
Roccasalvo, a denizen of New York's Greenwich Village, is often spied there penning his prose in coffee houses or breaking bread with friends in an array of savory Village eateries.
It is a realistic, although anthropomorphized, account of a deer from his birth to his final role as a wise and tough old denizen of the forest, struggling to survive against his chief enemy, man the hunter.
Dave Macintyre, a denizen of old-school skate power brokering, has been seen meeting with both publishing conglomerate tycoons and with venerable skate manufacturing legends such as Richard Novak, Ron "Mr" Bennet, and Larry Balma: Is this indicative of anything in particular, or are the men preparing for Larry Stevenson's induction into the ISAC Hall of Fame?
If the secret to true coolness is not caring what anyone else thinks, Toronto denizen Owen Pallett--a.k.a.
Highberger also secured sequences from Paul Morrissey's 1971 Women in Revolt (a vehicle for the Warhol Factory's reigning drag queens: Curtis, Candy Darling, and Holly Woodlawn) but, sadly, nothing from Dusan Makavejev's X-rated art-house release of the same year, W.R.--Mysteries of the Organism, where Curtis--red wig tousled Suzy Parker style, blue glitter ringing his eyes, and calf-length basic black dress skimming a speed-freak-thin six-foot-two-inch body--makes an indelible impression as he strolls Forty-second Street, sharing ice cream cones with his sometime fiance, Factory denizen and Max's Kansas City waiter Eric Emerson.