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cliff dweller

noun

Definition of cliff dweller

  1. 1 often capitalized C&D a :  a member of a prehistoric American Indian people of the southwestern United States who built their homes on rock ledges or in the natural recesses of canyon walls and cliffs b :  a member of any cliff-dwelling people

  2. 2 :  a resident of a large usually metropolitan apartment building

cliff dwelling noun


1881

First Known Use of cliff dweller

1881


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