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- n. A name for an inhabitant or native of a specific place that is derived from the name of the place.
- n. A pseudonym formed of an adjective.
From Ancient Greek δῆμος (dēmos, "country") + ὄνυμα (onuma, "name"). Possibly coined or revived in 1997 by Paul Dickson of Merriam-Webster in a manner similar to other "nyms". (Wiktionary)