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What Do They Call Us? #206668
08/13/12 05:58 PM
08/13/12 05:58 PM
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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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Do you know the word or phrase that is used to describe a person who is a resident of a particular city? For example, I live on Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. I am an "Edmontonian". What do you call such a term?

While you're at it, what city are you from and what are residents there called? Just curious.

Thanks so much for any help you can offer.

Grant

Re: What Do They Call Us? [Re: Grant] #206670
08/13/12 09:38 PM
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A demonym is a name for an inhabitant of a specific place, which is derived from the place name. -wiktionary

or, demonym

p.s. - I am generally referred to as a Twin Citian. cool

Last edited by tsuwm; 08/13/12 09:42 PM.
Re: What Do They Call Us? [Re: Grant] #206673
08/14/12 02:23 AM
08/14/12 02:23 AM
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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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Dear Twin Citian,

Thanks for your help in starting me down the right path - the path marked with demonyms.

Much appreciated.

Sincerely,
An Edmontonian (also an Albertan and a Canadian)


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