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demonym

[ dem-uh-nim ]
/ ˈdɛm ə nɪm /
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noun
the name used for the people who live in a particular country, state, or other locality: Two demonyms for the residents of Michigan are Michigander and Michiganian.

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Origin of demonym

First recorded in 1995–2000; dem(o)- + -onym
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