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- noun UK, slang, derogatory An unsophisticated resident of the town of
Oldhamor its surrounding area. Now more widely applied to residents of any the satellite towns of Greater Manchesterwho speak with a broad Lancashire accent. A Lancashire hillbillyor bumpkin.
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From the use of the Lancashire dialect terms "yon" and "yonder".
"Yonner be he, young sahib," answered Ossaroo, pointing towards the precipice; "yonner sitee he -- ober da rock."
"Yonner it air, sure enuf!" says Woodley first sighting it.