Cliff-dweller meaning

A member of certain Ancestral Puebloan groups of the southwest United States who built rock or adobe dwellings on sheltered ledges in the sides of cliffs.
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(informal) A person who lives in a large apartment house, especially in a city.
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A member of an ancient North American Indian people of the Southwest that lived in hollows or caves in cliffs: they were ancestors of the Pueblo Indians.
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(informal) A person who lives in a large urban apartment house.
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