Definitions

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  • adjective tribal or national.
  • adjective Describing the inhabitants of a particular place; demonymic
  • noun A personal name derived from a place name.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • If we accept that the apparently anti-gentilic remarks contained therein are misunderstandings based on remarks taken out of context, why can we not accept this of Muslim literature?

    'Allah's' Luton Militia - Civil War

  • He was afterward set free, and, according to Roman practice, took the gentilic name of his master.

    A Smaller History of Rome

  • The fact that the forefathers of the Israelites were not "Jews" leaves no doubt that this term, unlike "Children of Israel," is not gentilic.

    Palestine Blogs aggregator

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  • The other word for demonym.

    January 15, 2008