exonym [ek-soh-nim] noun a name used by foreigners for a place, as Florence for Firenze. a name used by foreigners to refer to a people or social group that the group itself does not use, as Germans for Deutsche. Liberaldictionary.com

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  • Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 British Dictionary definitions for exonym exonym noun a name given to a place by foreignersLondres is an exonym of London Word Origin for exonym C20: from Greek ex- 1 + -onym Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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