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Geordie

[jawr-dee] /ˈdʒɔr di/
noun, British
1.
a native of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England.
2.
the dialect spoken by Geordies.
Origin
generic use of Geordie, hypocoristic form of George
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British Dictionary definitions for Geordie

Geordie

/ˈdʒɔːdɪ/
noun
1.
a person who comes from or lives in Tyneside
2.
the dialect spoken by these people
adjective
3.
of or relating to these people or their dialect
Word Origin
C19: a diminutive of George
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Word Origin and History for Geordie

Scottish and northern dialectal diminutive of masc. proper name George.

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