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Definition of citizen:

  1. A person, native or naturalized, of either sex, who owes allegiance to a government, and is entitled to reciprocal protection from it.
  2. An inhabitant of a city; a townsman.
  3. Having the condition or qualities of a citizen, or of citizens; as, a citizen soldiery.
  4. Of or pertaining to the inhabitants of a city; characteristic of citizens; effeminate; luxurious.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.

Synonyms:

countryman, citizenry, national, group, citizenship, birthright, subject, city slicker, suburbanite, townsfolk, townspeople, urban warrior, community, the body politic, countrywoman, townie, politics.

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