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  • n. 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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