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Collective Nicknames of Inhabitants of A Geographical Place

Besides or replacing the demonym, some cities and villages have collective nicknames for their inhabitants. This tradition is still strong nowadays in Wallonia and Belgium in general, where this sort of nickname is referred to in French as "Blason populaire".

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... Besides or replacing the demonym, some cities and villages have collective nicknames for their inhabitants ... is still strong nowadays in Wallonia and Belgium in general, where this sort of nickname is referred to in French as "Blason populaire" ...

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