One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A person who lives on a cliff; specifically a member of any of various peoples who build and inhabit homes in niches or caves in cliff faces, especially in the south-western United States (now chiefly historical).
2US slang. A person who lives in a tall building.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Inter Ocean (Chicago). From cliff + dweller.
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