oppidan

[ op-i-duh n ]
/ ˈɒp ɪ dən /

adjective

of a town; urban.

noun

a townsman.

Nearby words

  1. oppenheim,
  2. oppenheim's disease,
  3. oppenheim's syndrome,
  4. oppenheimer,
  5. oppenheimer, j. robert,
  6. oppilate,
  7. opponency,
  8. opponent,
  9. opportune,
  10. opportunism

Origin of oppidan

1530–40; < Latin oppidānus, equivalent to oppid(um) town + -ānus -an

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for oppidan


British Dictionary definitions for oppidan

oppidan

/ (ˈɒpɪdən) rare /

adjective

of a town; urban

noun

a person living in a town

Word Origin for oppidan

C16: from Latin oppidānus, from oppidum town

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012