Definition of oppidan in English:

oppidan

noun

  • (at Eton College) a pupil who boards in town rather than in the school itself.

    Compare with colleger

adjective

rare
  • Relating to a town; urban.

Origin

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

Pronunciation:

oppidan

/ˈɒpɪd(ə)n/