Definition of oppidan in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɒpɪd(ə)n/

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(At Eton College) a pupil who boards in town rather than in the school itself. Compare with colleger.


rare Relating to a town; urban.


Mid 16th century: from Latin oppidanus 'belonging to a town (other than Rome)', from oppidum 'fortified town'.

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