Harlemite

[ hahr-luh-mahyt ]
/ ˈhɑr ləˌmaɪt /

noun

a native or inhabitant of Harlem.

Origin of Harlemite

First recorded in 1885–90; Harlem + -ite1

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Word Origin and History for harlemite

Harlemite

1890, from Harlem + -ite (1).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper