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  • noun UK, slang, derogatory An unsophisticated resident of the town of Oldham or its surrounding area. Now more widely applied to residents of any the satellite towns of Greater Manchester who speak with a broad Lancashire accent. A Lancashire hillbilly or bumpkin.

Etymologies

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From the use of the Lancashire dialect terms "yon" and "yonder".

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