• (British) IPA: /ˈdɛmənɪm/

demonym (plural demonyms)

  1. A name for an inhabitant or native of a specific place, usually derived from the name of the place.
    Why is it that people from the United States use American as their demonym?
  2. (obsolete) A pseudonym formed of an adjective.
    The Logophile has my favourite demonym; I would write under it if he didn't.
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