Pronounced: kuh-MOVE, verb

Notes: I could not guess the meaning of this word

Yesterday’s word

The word ikistics means “the study of human settlements, drawing on such disciplines as city planning, architecture, sociology, etc.”

First usage

The word goes back to the 1960s

Background / Comments

The word was coined by Constantinos A Doxiadis, Greek architect and urban planner. It comes from (naturally) Greek oikistikos (of settlement), which comes from oikizein (to settle), which comes from oikos (house).

Published by Richard

Christian, lover-of-knowledge, Texan, and other things.

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