Belonger

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Be·long·er

 (bĭ-lông′ər, -lŏng′-)
n. Caribbean
A native-born island resident or a person who has been granted the status of a native-born resident: "Resentment for what many Belongers consider Britain's parsimonious attitude has rekindled a 13-year-old debate" (Maclean's).

belonger

(bɪˈlɒŋə)
n
(Peoples) a native-born Caribbean person
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Third, the manipulation and abuse of Belongerships (a status which confers rights normally associated with citizenship, including the right to vote and to whom Crown Land may be disposed often at very substantial discount).