Mancunian

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Mancunium (appearing in a 4th-century manuscript of the Antonine Itinerary), an alternative name for or corruption of Mamucium (name of the Roman fort at what is now Manchester) +‎ -an, probably modelled after Late Latin Mancuniensis (related or pertaining to Mancunium).[1]

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Mancunian (comparative more Mancunian, superlative most Mancunian)

  1. Related or pertaining to Manchester, England, in the United Kingdom.

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Noun[edit]

Mancunian (plural Mancunians)

  1. A person raised or living in the city of Manchester, England, in the United Kingdom.

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  1. ^ Mancunian, n. and adj.”, in OED Online, Oxford: Oxford University Press, September 2000.

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