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[ek-soh-nim] /ˈɛk soʊ nɪm/

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.
a name given to a place by foreigners: Londres is an exonym of London


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