from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make a citizen of, whether of foreign or native birth; naturalize.
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He seemed to illustrate the result of our governmental efforts to citizenize the Indian without Christianizing him.
To say that they should abstain from endeavoring to affect administration in a beneficial manner, is to say not only that they should de-citizenize themselves, but that they should violate their pledges and abandon their sworn duty.
The purpose of the mission-school is to develop character, to inculcate purity, to create moral earnestness, in other words, not simply to citizenize, but to
We do not pause here to represent the apparent inconsistency of desiring to de-citizenize a large number of intelligent members of the community, or the risk of creating a class in the republic forbidden to take any active interest in the renewals of its organization, or the impolicy of diminishing the force and courage of the popular will in its grapple with the problem of self-government; but all these comments may suggest themselves.
To citizenize was used and explained by Senator Young, of Illinois, in the Senate on February 1, 1841, and he gave Noah Webster as authority for it.
Short of a treason conviction or going the army of a hostile foreign state, it is basically possible to "de-citizenize" someone only if they
The reform the open border numbskulls want is to citizenize all these immigrant criminals.