cliffdweller
cliff dweller n.
1. A member of certain Anasazi groups of the southwest United States who built rock or adobe dwellings on sheltered ledges in the sides of cliffs.
2. Informal. A person who lives in a large apartment house, especially in a city.
  cliff dwelling n.

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