'ɑpɪdən /'ɒp- adj. urban, of a town (often of a town which houses a college or university) n. resident of a town, townsman

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  • Oppidan — Op pi*dan, a. [L. oppidanus, fr. oppidum town.] Of or pertaining to a town. Howell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oppidan — Op pi*dan, n. 1. An inhabitant of a town. [1913 Webster] 2. A student of Eton College, England, who is not a King s scholar, and who boards in a private family. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oppidan — index civil (public), denizen, resident Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • oppidan — [äp′i dən] adj. [L oppidanus < oppidum, town] of a town; urban n. a person living in a town …   English World dictionary

  • oppidan — 1. adjective Of or pertaining to a town or conurbation. ... calculating the portions of the population, which are purely oppidan, suburban and rural, separately, ... 2. noun A class of student in traditional English public schools such as ;… …   Wiktionary

  • oppidan — /op i deuhn/, adj. 1. of a town; urban. n. 2. a townsman. [1530 40; < L oppidanus, equiv. to oppid(um) town + anus AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • OPPIDAN — oppidana …   Abbreviations in Latin Inscriptions

  • oppidan — op·pi·dan …   English syllables

  • oppidan —   a. pertaining to town; n. town dweller; student at Eton boarding in the town …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • oppidan — I. ˈäpədən, dən noun ( s) Etymology: Latin oppidanus, from oppidanus, adjective 1. : a resident of a town : townsman 2. obsolete …   Useful english dictionary

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