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[luhn-duh-ner] /ˈlʌn də nər/
a native or inhabitant of London.
Origin of Londoner
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400; See origin at London, -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Sally was both a Londoner and a visitor, and her feelings were proportionate.

    Coquette Frank Swinnerton
  • He was a Londoner, and, in his first two years, had had a tough fight.

    The Message Alec John Dawson
  • On the principle that a Londoner never hears the roar of London, I suppose?

    The Silent Barrier Louis Tracy
  • In the course of a night you may meet there every type of Londoner.

    Nights in London Thomas Burke
  • Strange are the little traps laid by the Londoner so as to capture an address by the hem if he may.

    Ceres' Runaway Alice Meynell
British Dictionary definitions for Londoner


a native or inhabitant of London
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for Londoner

mid-15c., from London + -er (1).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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