mainlander

mainlander

[meyn-lan-der, -luhn-der]
noun
1.
a person who lives on a mainland.
2.
(in Hawaii) a person who lives in the continental U.S.

Origin:
1855–60; mainland + -er1

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mainland (ˈmeɪnlənd)
 
n
1.  the main part of a land mass as opposed to an island or peninsula
2.  the mainland a particular landmass as viewed from a nearby island with which it has close links, such as Great Britain as viewed from Northern Ireland or continental Australia as viewed from Tasmania
 
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