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A man who is a native or inhabitant of Cornwall, England.


n, pl -men
(Placename) a man who is a native or inhabitant of Cornwall


(ˈkɔr nɪʃ mən)

n., pl. -men.
a native or inhabitant of Cornwall.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Cornishman - a man who is a native or inhabitant of Cornwall
Cornwall - a hilly county in southwestern England
Englishman - a man who is a native or inhabitant of England


n pl <-men> → Bewohner mCornwalls
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