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oppidan

(ˈɒpɪdən)
adj
of a town; urban
n
a person living in a town
[C16: from Latin oppidānus, from oppidum town]
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The Port Authority initially chose Excelsior-based Oppidan to redevelop the vacant building.
Highlighted by settings antithetical to swarming oppidan existence, such diverting head trips or reveries are an indispensable survival approach in the current world, operating as provisional beguilements from the clamor, overcrowding, structure, and unbending framework of citified experience.
Old Etonian Tories can reminisce about their school days in a language few can understand, using terms like Oppidan (day boy), Beak (teacher) and Leggit (organised pupil protest).
Hereafter, settled in postbellum New York, having successfully anticipated the national shift in economic power from the agrarian to the oppidan and the international move of financial preeminence from London to Wall Street, Morgan satisfied his desires by learning how money worked according to the stock market.
Our goal was to transform the property into a safe, stable attractive community center that will also enhance property values," said Paul Tucci, lead developer for Oppidan, the project's Minnetonka, Minn.
However, it was in the Wall Game that Harry was most successful, being selected two years running for the Oppidan Wall team in their annual clash with the Scholars on St Andrew's Day.