Resident vs Massachusettsian - What's the difference?

resident | massachusettsian |

As nouns the difference between resident and massachusettsian

is that resident is resident while massachusettsian is (dated) a native or resident of.

As a verb resident

is .



(en noun)
  • Person]], animal or plant [[live, living at a location or in an area.
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  • A bird which does not migrate during the course of the year.
  • A graduated medical student who is receiving advanced training in a specialty.
  • A diplomatic representative who resides at a foreign court, usually of inferior rank to an ambassador.
  • Derived terms

    * permanent resident


    (en adjective)
  • Dwelling, or having an abode, in a place for a continued length of time; residing on one's own estate.
  • resident in the city or in the country
  • Based in a particular place; on hand; local.
  • He is our resident computer expert.
  • (obsolete) Fixed; stable; certain.
  • * Jeremy Taylor
  • stable and resident like a rock
  • * Davenant
  • one there still resident as day and night


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    (en noun)
  • (dated) A native or resident of .
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  • *:That he was a Virginian and I a Massachusettsian .
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  • *:A young Massachusettsian (is this correct orthography?), by name Nathaniel II. Bishop, a mere lad of seventeen, who, prompted by a love of nature, starts off from his New England home, reaches the La Plata River, and coolly "walks" to Valparaiso, across pampa and cordillera, a distance of more than a thousand miles !
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  • *:Chadwick (54), though a Massachusettsian by birth, residence, and position is not so by preordination. He has a directness of thought, a humour, and a power of seeing himself as others see him that smack more of London or Paris than of Boston.
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  • *:Much to the chagrin of many a Massachusettsian , on January 29, 1 842, Secretary of State Daniel Webster dispatched directions to the US ambassador to Great Britain in support of Calhoun's resolutions.
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  • *:The minor appointments were the Virginian Edmund Randolph as attorney general and the Massachusettsian Henry Knox as secretary of war.
  • Hypernyms