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    Commonwewalth of Nations - demonym

    Is there a word that means inhabitant of the Commonwealth of Nations or inhabitant of the British Commonwealth?

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    Re: Commonwewalth of Nations - demonym

    A Commonwealthee?

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    Re: Commonwewalth of Nations - demonym

    Nothing springs to mind.

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    Re: Commonwewalth of Nations - demonym

    I don't believe there's a demonym for this.

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    Re: Commonwewalth of Nations - demonym

    But all is not lost! I learned a new word: demonym

    Thanks for the thread. Sorry we didn't have an answer.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Commonwewalth of Nations - demonym

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    But all is not lost! I learned a new word: demonym.
    Which I couldn't find in the dictionary, BTW. Did you make it up for this thread or is it in use in demographics, anthropology or some such field?

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    Re: Commonwewalth of Nations - demonym

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    Which I couldn't find in the dictionary, BTW. Did you make it up for this thread or is it in use in demographics, anthropology or some such field?
    There is a short section about the word here. I've learned the word from Wikipedia. They have those infoboxes about cities there, like in this article, and the word is used in them.

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    Re: Commonwewalth of Nations - demonym

    They are all subjects of the Queen. Nominally, anyway.

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