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Glaswegian (glas-WEE-juhn, glaz-) adjective

Of or relating to Glasgow, Scotland.

noun

A native or resident of Glasgow, Scotland.

[Glas (Gow) + Galwegian, person from Galloway : Medieval Latin Galwidia, Galloway, a region of southern Scotland + -ian.]

"If you do happen to get lost, it's an excuse to get into a conversation with a Glaswegian--it always ends in laughter." Stanger, Ila, The new glow in Glasgow, Town & Country Monthly, 1 Apr 1994.

This week's theme: words to describe people from particular places.

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