Demonyms - definition of Demonyms by The Free Dictionary
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A name, such as Swede or New Yorker, that denotes an inhabitant or native of a given place.
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References in periodicals archive
 Harinder Pal, Mausam, "Demonyms
and Compound Relational Nouns in Nominal Open IE," in Proc.
Davies is struck by the 'colourful demonyms
which Australians use to identify the inhabitants of their country.' For those in Victoria, the residents of New South Wales are termed 'cockroaches' and South Australians are routinely dubbed as 'croweaters'.